With the dawning of a frosty (or scalding, if Australian) new year, the staff's resolution to focus on positivity and optimism is sorely tested by a string of abhorrent scandals, running the gamut from crowdfunded deception to underage solicitation.
Occulus Rift executive arrested for the attempted molestation of underage girls, Super Mario Run was probably profitable but still a flop, and Mike Kennedy is back asking for money in the news of the week!
Nintendo Treehouse is rocked by a child pornography scandal, The Chinese Room tells gamers to buy more walking sims, Xbone passes on an exclusive, and Production I.G. takes a detour into hard Sci-fi in the news of the week!
Dyack returns once again from the grave, Xbots feel entitled to defraud Microsoft, and PS4 sales are coming along in leaps and bounds in the news of the week!
Denis Dyack maintains silence over further child abuse allegations, Phil Spencer tries to convince gamers that Microsoft is not evil by appealing to their appreciation of business practice, and 1080p suddenly matters to Microsoft in the news of the week!