The Luminous Engine still lives, and Nintendo has had a big Direct in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB plan a Grand Canyon Tour of the western United States, including Bup and Lane in an economy-sized automobile, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition on the Nintendo Switch, and a stop at the World’s Largest Fibreglass Whale Sculpture.
Pre-E3 Final Fantasy VII rumours are a’circlin’, gaming has been determined to be a mental affliction by the WHO, and console manufacture may be about to be caught up in a trade war in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB delve into The Dark Age of Japanese Gaming–the vast wasteland for Japanese games that exists between the PlayStation 2 and the PlayStation 4–and discuss its causes, duration, conclusion, and whether any lessons can be learned.
Sony releases financial year 2018 sales, Nintendo releases fourth quarter sales, and Japan rates the top twenty video games of the last thirty years in the news of the week!
Hajime Tabata unveils his new project, Microsoft unveil a new console, and Dragon Age 4 will be an always online ‘games as a service’ 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.
Imitanis, SiliconNooB, and Lusipurr discuss the latest news from the ongoing Activision, Blizzard, and Bungie kerfuffle, including a possible class-action lawsuit. Then, the panel fuses Final Fantasy XV characters together into new and terrible forms!
Nintendo is withholding Super Nintendo games on Switch, Yosuke Matsuda unveils the Square Enix 2019 strategy, and leaks suggest a full unveiling for Final Fantasy VII Remake in April of this year in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB exchange felicities and then investigate the musical wunderkraft of Skrillex, the world-famous (or should that be notorious?) avant-garde composer, known for his seizure-inducing psychosounds and essays in auditory schizophrenia.