When Caspius overhears a few seconds of The Man with the Machine Gun from the Final Fantasy VIII soundtrack, his desire to play the game overwhelms his senses, spiralling The Day Tonight into yet another playthrough of Square Enix’s time-compression JRPG.
As Activision loses long-term senior employees and high-profile corporate partners, Lusipurr, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB speculate about the diminishing position of one of the largest and most significant players in the video game development industry.
Atlus abuses copyright to bully streamers, multiple Legend of Heroes releases are on the horizon, and Gearbox partners with black market swindlers in the news of the week!
When Reggie ‘The Fatuous Fathead’ Fils-Aime opens his ever-swelling face to belch forth more insultingly obvious lies, SiliconNooB grabs his Australian pitchfork and gathers the village to arms, marching them across the Great Australian Desert and to war!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB mourn the passing of Max Walker, survey the most important news stories of the week, and then settle into an in-depth examination of the Microsoft Xbox One since its launch in November, 2013.
Battleborn goes Free-To-Play, Yusuke Naora has left Square Enix, and the studio behind Firewatch plans to make terrible movies in the news of the week!
Japanese developers show support for console gaming in the wake of PS4 success, Gearbox attempt to scuttle Sega settlement out of self-interest, and Indy Developers take their turn to shame gamers in the news of the week.
Lusipurr is joined by SiliconNooB and Mel in an evaluation of England’s continuing poor form with the bat and bad luck with the ball. A rambling trip through the week’s news, and the games of yesteryear, rounds out an extended-length, pre-holiday podcast.
Randy Pitchford is a PR nightmare, the PS4 gets away to a flying start, and Turn 10 go into damage control in the news of the week!
Microsoft attempts to sell business on the benefits of Xbone, Nintendo threatens the prospect of free publicity with legal action, and Tim Schafer publicly brands a disillusioned backer as a ‘troll’ in the news of the week!