In this special edition of the Plop current and ex-staff pick their favourite games or developers from the past year. 2020 has been a year of many up and downs, but it has also brought with it many gems and turds. What has brought joy to us this year?
Caspius and SiliconNooB prepare for the Playthroughs Revisited feature by examining year-end sales data for Nintendo, and the totals are so impressively large, both in terms of hardware and software, that they leave no room for doubt: that's Numberwang!
As the site bids farewell to the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, Earthbound is on the horizon: Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss the latest XBox series X leaks, including a release date, before delving into the latest Switch-boosted sales figures.
Caspius and SiliconNooB revel in the latest Cricket news, discuss the closing days of the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, prepare for the forthcoming Earthbound feature, and have an extra helping of Pikmin before attending a musical edition of The Plop.
Following a JRPG-studded series of game announcements, Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Mel develop an acute case of optimism about the state of the industry; and, their jollity is only increased when they learn of the sequel to Caspius' favourite game: Chess.
Caspius, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB deliver the first staff member verdict on the completion of Xenoblade Chronicles, look at the evidence for a 17 November release date of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and review a racier-than-usual Plop.
Nintendo has botched Paper Mario: The Origami King, there are some great games getting physical releases from Limited Run, and Devolver Digital has released the most amazing piece of marketing ever created in the news of the week!