Video game villains are the yin to the hero’s yang. The villain provides the hero, and vicariously the player, with a purpose and motivation. Some simply seem to do it better than others, though. There are some villains who you just know scored straight A’s in badguy school. It takes a special …
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 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!
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.
Sony has been deleting YOUR reviews, Crystal Chronicles has been delayed, and Bravely Default II has been announced in the news of the week!
Japanese PS4 game approvals are now determined by the whims of boxed wine drinkers in California, Blizzard is deleting negative criticism of Diablo Immortal, and Sony really fucked up the Playstation Classic in the news of the week!
Enthusiasm, disposable income, and adequate free time are not enough to produce even passable skill with video games.
This week Che raps about the epic saga of Metal Gear. Beginning in its humble roots as a frustratingly dense NES game, Metal Gear would later spawn a frustratingly dense series of films with a narrative so complex even Tolstoy would throw his hands up.
Square Enix unveils a game which is not a radio drama, Final Fantasy: Dimensions is crippled by a bug, and the launch of PSOne Classics on Vita is badly botched by Sony of America in this week's under-performing news hiccups.
Join Rikki as he discusses three of the most badass characters in video games (in his humble opinion)!
Kojima Productions announces Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, which will be developed by Platinum Games.