Square Enix lied about there not being a physical version of Final Fantasy VIII remastered, Epic Games Store’s moneyhats are freaking huge, and Japanese scenario writers address the impermanence of the mobile medium in the news of the week!
When Caspius overhears a few seconds of The Man with the Machine Gun from the Final Fantasy VIII soundtrack, his desire to play the game overwhelms his senses, spiralling The Day Tonight into yet another playthrough of Square Enix’s time-compression JRPG.
The Final Fantasy VIII remaster is getting a physical release, 2k and Gearbox send thugs after a YouTuber, and two new Analogue retro consoles are on the way in the news of the week!
With the launch of The Day Tonight’s Smash Bros. Tournament Donation Drive, the on-going Cricket World Cup, the forthcoming Ashes contest, the site-wide playthrough of Suikoden II, and the conclusion of E3, the panelists find themselves buried in news!
The Final Fantasy VII remake is a complete write-off and E3 took place in the news of the week!
After last week’s reminder of the historically bad takes which have come from Caspius, the panel discusses other past ‘temporary errors of judgement’ about games which are now regarded as pinnacles of the medium, including F.F. VII and Chrono Trigger.
SiliconNooB makes a well-hydrated recovery to rejoin Imitanis and Lusipurr for a rundown of the week’s news and the site’s playthrough of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Perhaps Nintendo’s VR ‘device’ can help him catch up to the other staff!
Summer at The Day Tonight can only mean one thing! Donate to ensure that Lusipurr spends his holiday in the most aggravating and unpleasant way possible: grinding through terrible games, and reviewing them for everyone else’s amusement. Bonus: Panties!
The final editorial in a series reflecting on the 90’s is here. The end of an era, truly the history books will go on to mark how stupendous these posts were. But the question lingers, what was gaming like in 1999? Read on to find out!
Battleborn goes Free-To-Play, Yusuke Naora has left Square Enix, and the studio behind Firewatch plans to make terrible movies in the news of the week!