Exposure to Final Fantasy X leaves Caspius crippled with the Brown Rain, and a quieter, more studious podcast is the result, with a thorough examination of Nintendo's total domination of the Japanese video game market, following Sony's self-destruction.
As a new decade dawns, the staff members discuss the biggest failures in video gaming since the site launch in February 2009, with many suggested candidates for the worst gaming hardware system, game developer company, and individual video game.
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?
December holds a long awaited treat in Cyberpunk 2077, assuming it does not get a fourth delay. Are the any of the staff planning on picking it up this month? Will they be buying any new games for themselves in the Christmas season? Read on to find out!
With several stars already awarded in the autumn-winter playthrough-revisit, Imitanis and SiliconNooB join Caspius in discussing Square Enix's response to last week's podcast: more SaGa games coming to the Switch, and even some Xenogears news!
Caspius and SiliconNooB launch the new playthrough, discuss changing attitudes to video game narratives, and report on the latest half-witted decision by Sony: abandoning to Microsoft the Japanese market--the key to the entire video game industry!
Revisit classic The Day Tonight playthroughs this Winter as the site re-plays Final Fantasy IX, Valkyria Chronicles, and Xenogears!
With Cyberpunk delayed until next month what will the staff chose to buy instead? Is there anything else that stands out in November? It's Top of the Plops!
With the end of the year approaching, the rush is on for developers to delay their incomplete games and abandon their unrealisable projects, with mentions this week for Bravely Default II, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Halo Infinite, Everwild, and Diablo IV.
As Sony continues to decline into developer and consumer irrelevance, Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider the incomparable success of the Nintendo Switch, and review the latest on the Earthbound playthrough, Final Fantasy XVI, and Adventure Plops.
Caspius and SiliconNooB review the latest updates from the site-wide Earthbound playthrough, details of the forthcoming release of the Pokemon Crown Tundra expansion, and the astounding and continued success of the Nintendo Switch hardware and software.