Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider Cyberpunk 2077, and take a hard-nosed look at the development of game licensing, from its origins as funding for consumer-focused quality assurance systems, to its modern incarnation as a tax on developers.
The FFXVI battle system designer has said some interesting things about command-based battle systems, Konami has released a selection of games to Good Old Games, and PS5 storage space is going to be a real squeeze in the news of the week!
Denis Dyack throws his lot in with GamerGate, Konami apologises for trashing their fans, and CD Projekt Red are hypocrites in the news of the week!
SimCity is razed, Xbox Live Gold is made more expensive for families, and developers open up about their craft in the news of the week.
Lusipurr has a few gin and tonics and, joined by his even more Australian co-panelist--SiliconNooB--he decides to take the industry to task. The job proving more difficult than intended, Blitzmage is called into the effort, which is mostly a rant.
Square Enix announce a HD re-release of Final Fantasy VII, Namco Bandai announce the Western release of Tales of Xillia, and an EU court abolishes software EULAs even as John Riccitiello cries tears for speculative money in this week's positive news boons
The day of Amalur's reckoning arrives, pirates prefer DRM in their Witcher, and Konami bares its dirty linen in this week's revealing news facsimiles.
Capcom's fighter fortunes flag, EA returns to profitability while TOR loses 400,000 players, and a speculative list of Wii U software is leaked from Blockbuster in this week's hastily assembled news musings - sans Pipher!