Caspius and SiliconNooB devote themselves to a most political podcast, focusing on problems of discourse in the gaming community, and what gamers (and journalists) mean when they speak of ‘politics’, ‘immersion’, and other vague or contentious topics.
The arrival of the Tokyo Game Show brings a veritable deluge of video game news, including a bevy of console release dates and the debut of a new Final Fantasy VII remake trailer and demo–and, in a much-demanded addition, the inclusion of a Classic mode!
As England and Australia contest the fourth Ashes Test, Nintendo releases a new Direct announcement with both broad support for classic ports and the long-predicted addition of a Super Nintendo Switch Online service, leading to Mr. Nintendo’s depression.
As England’s Ashes chances falter at Headingley, Caspius begs for a miracle in order to triumph over his Australian foe. Bup arrives, bringing news of Yazuka remasters and Overwatch competitive meta changes, leading to his swift ejection from the panel.
SiliconNooB is afflicted with Shadow Madness, rendering him unable to appreciate video games unless they contain the word ‘shadow’ in the title. Look forward to his future reviews of Shadow of the Colossus, Shadowrun, and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
Final Fantasy VII Remake has not been confirmed for Xbox, Monolith Soft has had a bumper year, and Dragon Quest IX devs talk about a possible remake in the news of the week!
Two former staff members rejoin the site and take up positions as podcast panelists in a week chock-full of Square Enix news: Durga comes bearing the announcement of spiritual sequel to ActRaiser, and Brock presents the latest World of Warcraft updates.
The wretchedness of the Final Fantasy VII Remake claims yet another victim: the peace which has existed between Caspius and SiliconNooB! With the early outbreak of hostilities in an already hotly-contested Ashes Summer, will peace ever return?
Caspius reports on a series of one-sided World Cup 2019 matches, but Imitanis redirects discussion to his favourite game: SiliconNooB Monopoly–the most sleep-avoiding, arm-wrestling-infused, SiliconNooB-kissing property acquisition board game ever made!
With the release of the Castlevania Anniversary Collection, the panelists find themselves having to praise Konami. So, to ensure that the panel does not develop an addiction to being kind and generous, scorn is also heaped on hipster developers.