Ethos takes a moment away from his birthday celebrations to study a work from the original Mass Effect that has slightly more character than it may seem.
The PS5 struggles with price, the PS5 also struggles with style, and Wizards of the Coast are just openly recruiting Bioware defectors now in the news of the week!
As Java converts the LusipurrCorp basement to a slightly less dingy testing facility, he lends some final thoughts on trilogies and Bravely Default. He will be hanging up the pen for a bit next week, so he feels he must get his rambles in before then.
Mel discusses games that devolve into populist garbage, but never mind that! Pikmin! He also talks about Pikmin! Pikmin, guys! Click here for more of all the things he just mentioned!
Lusipurr and Ethos travel to Los Angeles to cover E3 2014, and then they record this podcast in the lobby of their hotel (also in L.A.). Join them as they reflect on the first day, and the conferences of Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, and Sony. Pink drinks ahoy!
Ethos is disillusioned with the Mass Effect series after returning to the third entry, but he also likes Dragon Quest more and more, so maybe he has a problem. What can be made of all this? Who cares?
Mel examines his own gaming habits this week, both the good ones and the not so good ones. What tendencies does he have while playing some of his favorite RPGs and which ones has he managed to move on from? Click on through!
Mel is a grump this week as he discusses a few things in games he wishes would just go away. Maybe the holidays are to blame or maybe the grump quota at the site was recently increased. Either way, grump on over and give a look see.
Hot on the heels of last week's GameCube retrospective, Mel has decided to look back at current gen systems. This week he starts with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and how it went from his first HD console to that thing he does not use anymore.
Ethos continues to play Chrono Trigger, but feels his editorial space should be Chrono-free until the end of the playthrough, so instead he turns to Mass Effect to honour his favourite character in the trilogy.
Celebrities are paid to promote products in every market imaginable, including our own. Imitanis looks at how they have become involved in our industry and how a few have grown because of it.
When a lunatic kills some innocent people, the world's media weigh in, wrongly blaming Mass Effect for the heinous crime on the basis of a FaceBook 'like'. The panelists instead suggest that the world's media and their uncritical audiences are even worse.