The wretchedness of the Final Fantasy VII Remake claims yet another victim: the peace which has existed between Caspius and SiliconNooB! With the early outbreak of hostilities in an already hotly-contested Ashes Summer, will peace ever return?
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB are joined by two other people to discuss ethical game design, South Africa’s T20 league, the autumn anime season, vintage board games, fair and competitive business practises, and Lusipurr’s approach to ending relationships.
Shadow of War gates off ending to encourage loot box consumption, Western vidya development has hit peak ridiculousness, and Game has been selling free beta keys in the news of the week!
When Nintendo announces a Kirby-themed remake of the Japanese classic, Battle Royale, Lusipurr, Adeki, and Imitanis discuss what sort of compromises were necessary in order to make the hyper-violent thriller suitable for Nintendo’s customer base.
Diablo III gets off to a bottleneck, Blizzard takes pity on poorly done by Aussies, and Cliffy B proves yet again that he is a thoroughly awful human being in this week’s Diablo launch news drops.
Comic artist Kenjujuu arrives just in time to catch The Red Menace for a podcast on topics including colourful cupcakes and cancellations. The future of Game, Mortal Kombat, and Mistborn are also discussed.