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Top of the Plops: Plops of the Year 2020

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?
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TSM Episode 612: Narrative Inconvenience

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!
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TSM Episode 609: Analyst Insanity

As the news season begins to slow in anticipation of the holiday rush, Caspius and SiliconNooB review the latest from the Earthbound playthrough, news about a new physical edition of Final Fantasy IX, and the insane prognostications of industry analysts.
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TSM Episode 608: Cancellations and Delays

With the end of the year only two months away, the industry's list of cancellations and delays comes due: Caspius and SiliconNooB review the games that will not be making it into the 2020 Holiday Season, and prognosticate about holiday hardware sales.
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TSM Episode 607: Second-Class in Japan

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.
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TSM Episode 606: Mr. Nintendo at the Summit

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.
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TSM Episode 598: Musical Punctuation

Caspius and SiliconNooB revel in the latest Cricket news, discuss the closing days of the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, prepare for the forthcoming Earthbound feature, and have an extra helping of Pikmin before attending a musical edition of The Plop.
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TSM Episode 594: Getting Physical

With things heating up for the summer (or cooling down for the Australian winter), the Cricket returns alongside a gigantic upcoming game announcement from Limited Run, leaving Caspius and SiliconNooB to empty their pockets in pursuit of pre-order funds.
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TSM Episode 591: An Appeal to Harmony

Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss Xenoblade Chronicles and Pokemon before reflecting on the PlayStation 5 news so far: the probable leak of its official price points, the overall enormous size of the console, and the likely loss of Sony's top position.
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TSM Episode 590: With Live Music

In a development that overshadows Sony's lacklustre unveiling of the upcoming PlayStation 5, Caspius and SiliconNooB inaugurate the era of live music on the podcast, before reviewing the site-wide playthrough comments related to Xenoblade Chronicles.
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TSM Episode 589: XenoSuccess

Caspius, Durga, and SiliconNooB recap the first week of the site-wide Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, before comparing the success of the recent Definitive Edition with other titles in the news this week, including Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding.
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