SiliconNooB returns from a week-long matrimonial booze-up thoroughly disinfected with alcohol, but also losing his ability to function as a gamer, and increasingly inclined to use of ‘easy mode’ and ‘golden feathers’, much to the consternation of Caspius.
With SiliconNooB away at his brother Bruce’s wedding, Caspius and Imitanis survey a news week littered with cancellations and delays caused by the media’s pandemic fearmongering, but still find time to review the recent Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo.
Caspius and SiliconNooB argue about Final Fantasy X’s complete lack of any redeeming features, before coming to agreement about Dirge of Cerberus, Nintendo’s Animal Crossing chore simulator series, and the importance of superb Hungarian translations.
Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate a new era for the Starlight Megaphone by bringing in a connexion to the multi-award-winning Final Fantasy VI Radio Drama, before announcing a potential autumn playthrough game, and an announcement of an announcement.
Caspius, Durga, and SiliconNooB discuss Microsoft’s pivot to mediocrity and plans to compete with Google Stadia and the Apple iOS store instead of Sony and Nintendo, before moving on to discuss Fire Emblem as a successor to beloved, dead JRPG franchises.
As further Final Fantasy VII Remake details surface, Caspius and SiliconNooB conclude that the forthcoming title will serve only to destroy all trace of the original’s excellence, henceforth replacing it, for new gamers, with Nomura’s fetid production.
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!