The Luminous Engine still lives, and Nintendo has had a big Direct in the news of the week!
The panel discusses the best and worst implementations of New Game+ mode in RPGs, and what they would like developers to consider in order to avoid the pitfalls of Ghosts ‘n’ Goblins, and instead reach the same level of success as Chrono Trigger.
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!
The worldwide canvas shortage is suddenly averted, Hajime Tabata reveals the logo of his new development studio, and Sony finally begins to open up about their lopsided censorship policies in the news of the week!
Nintendo wins twelve million dollars in damages from a couple of ROM archivists, Sony’s Playstation Classic uses PCSX to emulate the games, and Sony’s absence for E3 2019 says a lot about their PS5 plans in the news of the week!
Dragon Quest XI’s release is more bad news than good, Square Enix rewards Hajime Tabata for ruining Final Fantasy, and a Gone Home dev has been ruined by the failure of his walking simulator in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB discuss the special magic needed to create an excellent game that is truly more than the sum of its disparate parts, and they give readers a Tabata-like chance to choose the ending of the next podcast: Super Bad or Happy?
Lusipurr and Reetin join forces for a comprehensive Luigi’s Balloon World expose, but Lusipurr finds himself unready for just how much balloon Reetin is ready to expose.
Hajime Tabata grows [?!] the Final Fantasy user base, Yosuke Matsuda comments on the economics of releasing an unfinished game, and Takeharu Ishimoto quits the company in the news of the week!
When Adeki’s rumpled ROEN clothing suggests that he is famished, Imitanis and SiliconNooB open the spacious boot of their AUDI automobile to find the COLEMAN cookstove stored there by Lusipurr, and they then cook up a hearty meal of NISSIN CUP NOODLE.