After last week’s reminder of the historically bad takes which have come from Caspius, the panel discusses other past ‘temporary errors of judgement’ about games which are now regarded as pinnacles of the medium, including F.F. VII and Chrono Trigger.
Lusipurr and Iliya settle down for a delightful evening discussing the Cricket, the litigiousness of the video game industry, the necessity of justice in fair game design, and the likelihood of a long and successful life for Nintendo’s beleaguered Wii U.
Cliffy B. whinges at the people who are upset at Facebook’s purchase of Oculus Rift, the Final Fantasy: Type-0 translation gets a final release date, and Flappy Bird owns the month of February in the news of the week!
Hideo Kojima hints at taking the reins of the Silent Hill series, Nintendo primes the retail check-out by creating artificial scarcity, and Notch refuses to have Minecraft certified for Windows 8 in this week’s news.
This week Tim Schafer bets on gamer generosity and wins big, Namco Bandai show investors their golden shower and Final Fantasy XIII-2 experiences some early growth!
Still reeling from the week’s expose on notorious cheater and sneak Louis “I Downloaded My Platinums on the Internet” Vazquez, the panel manages to scrape together some news with the help of veteran podcaster and cat expert, Chris ‘Siamese’ Privitere.
DurgaSyn counts ’em all, SiliconNooB has buyer’s remorse, RootBeerKing is coming out, Reetin is working for a Christmas release, Emmori is shocked, Enrei is Indie, Deimosion gets litigious, and Lusipurr makes a statement. Also: optimism ABOUNDS!