Following the Smash tournament, and at the conclusion of the Romancing SaGa 3 playthrough, Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate the Christmas season by beheading the Gaming Moment Tyrant, Imitanis, in a spectacle intended to delight Texan readers.
This week’s Nintendo Direct had something for everyone, with announcements for Dragon Quest XI goodies, the surprise release of Tetris 99 and Final Fantasy IX, and the announcements of Super Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening, Oninaki, and Astral Chain!
Nintendo outlines the Switch’s full and complete release schedule for major titles during the first half of 2018 in the news of the week!
‘Tis the season for Lusipurrean misery, and when it rains, it pours: England suffer another dismal defeat in the Ashes, Lusipurr’s car breaks and needs to be replaced, and finally the spectre of Diablo III hardcore death appears once more, woe and betide!
The Switch is losing third party support, more ports are inbound, and Nintendo does not want to make PC games in the news of the week!
Shit floats to the surface at Square Enix, Oculus Rift support may be banned from all future software releases, and Nintendo fanbabies force changes to Nier: Automata in the news of the week!
Final Fantasy XV is renewed for another season (pass) despite the interestingness of its presentation, the origin of the Jellybean language is discussed in detail, the Cricket Championship winners are announced, and the sun begins to set on Camelot.
Xbone is released in Japan to record low sales, Nintendo refuses to support their 3DS Ashtray peripheral for Smash Bros., and Microsoft is set to buy Minecraft for 2.5bn to save the Windows Phone in the news of the week!
Kotaku foments a public stoush with Platinum Games’ Hideki Kamiya, Bioware’s community has become irreparably toxic, and a data firm has announced that worldwide PS3 shipments have exceeded those of the Xbox 360 in the news of the week.
Nintendo downclocks their potential, Square Enix’s technology director gibbers like a fool, and the 3DS’ deficiencies are glossed over in this week’s spintacular news segment!