The Ashes continues and Caspius is plunged ever further into despair by the underwhelming performance of England, but with Gamescom on the horizon, the prospect of new video game news lifts his flagging spirits–and even Nintendo is trying to help!
When Caspius overhears a few seconds of The Man with the Machine Gun from the Final Fantasy VIII soundtrack, his desire to play the game overwhelms his senses, spiralling The Day Tonight into yet another playthrough of Square Enix’s time-compression JRPG.
The gloves are finally off when Caspius and SiliconNooB discover Nintendo’s lackadaisical celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Mother series: no localisation, no re-release, no port, but rather a weekend spirit event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Caspius and SiliconNooB tackle a huge pile of Nintendo-related news, including the announcement of the Switch Lite, the revelation of Earthbound Gamecube, and forthcoming updates to the continually increasing disappointment that is Nintendo Switch Online.
Caspius reports on a series of one-sided World Cup 2019 matches, but Imitanis redirects discussion to his favourite game: SiliconNooB Monopoly–the most sleep-avoiding, arm-wrestling-infused, SiliconNooB-kissing property acquisition board game ever made!
When Caspius is crushed by a crippling headache, SiliconNooB takes the helm and steers the podcast into the well-charted waters of Nintendo news. But then, disaster strikes as the panel runs aground on the shoals of the Final Fantasy VII Remake.
The advent of a games-filled spring season means Caspius and SiliconNooB can report on the release dates for many new games. And, a shocking trailer for a hedgehog-based film leaves SiliconNooB averse to cinema as a medium. Can he be cured?
The beginning of the County Cricket Championship heralds a veritable buffet of news and game announcements, including an unexpected PC release of Octopath Traveler, and even more ludicrous claims about Nintendo Labo VR implementation in Zelda and Mario.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB delve into the latest news from the Nintendo Direct, including surprising new game announcements and release windows, and they share heartening details about the forthcoming Nintendo Switch release of Dragon Quest XI S.
After paying tribute to some arcade memories and the best threequels ever made, Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis review the hardware, software, and developer results for the previous year, and render judgement on which of each was the worst.