With 2020 finally done and dusted, the Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Seb take stock of the video game industry and the changes it has seen over the past year, including the customary awards ceremony for the worst platform, developer, and game of the year.
Yoshinori Kitase promises further destruction of Final Fantasy VII, Atlus is busy fixing Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne HD Remaster, and Japanese developers share their resolutions for 2021 in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB engage in some long-form discussion on the topic of creative style in video games, before they review the latest updates from the site-wide playthroughs, report the news, and trudge miserably through a particularly large Plop.
The spectre of censorship hangs over the release of Atelier Ryza 2 because of past untruthfulness, the Gravity Rush director leaves Sony, Persona 5 Strikers is getting a Western release, and Dragon Quest XI has been unreleased in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB launch the new playthrough, discuss changing attitudes to video game narratives, and report on the latest half-witted decision by Sony: abandoning to Microsoft the Japanese market--the key to the entire video game industry!
With the end of the year approaching, the rush is on for developers to delay their incomplete games and abandon their unrealisable projects, with mentions this week for Bravely Default II, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Halo Infinite, Everwild, and Diablo IV.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis beseech listeners for iTunes-review contest entries, read the latest updates from the site-wide Earthbound playthrough, review the latest information about Sony and Microsoft acquisitions, and moan about The Plop.
Caspius, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB review progress on the site-wide playthrough of Earthbound, report the latest from the Zelda development teams, announce the price of the next-gen XBox consoles, and read the latest iTunes Review Contest entries.