Following the conclusion to the third Ashes test at Headingley, the shocking and incredible result causes SiliconNooB’s health to fail entirely. But Caspius knows all too well that video game news will be enough to lure the Australian from his deathbed.
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.
The gloves are finally off when Caspius and SiliconNooB discover Nintendo’s lackadaisical celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Mother series: no localisation, no re-release, no port, but rather a weekend spirit event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
The regular Switch SKU is getting an upgrade to the system’s battery life, Google Stadia talks game ownership, and Riot Games unpersons Vic Mignogna in the news of the week!
Microsoft’s next gen Lockhart console has been cancelled, Famitsu has detailed some fun new Final Fantasy VII plot details, and Sega’s Toshihiro Nagoshi shows disdain for Western audiences in the news of the week!
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.
The advent of a games-filled spring season means Caspius and SiliconNooB can report on the release dates for many new games. And, a shocking trailer for a hedgehog-based film leaves SiliconNooB averse to cinema as a medium. Can he be cured?
After last week’s reminder of the historically bad takes which have come from Caspius, the panel discusses other past ‘temporary errors of judgement’ about games which are now regarded as pinnacles of the medium, including F.F. VII and Chrono Trigger.
Lusipurr is joined on a trans-Atlantic cable call by Imitanis to discuss the recent European and American release of the Sony Play Station. The panel discusses whether Sony can become a major hardware developer, or whether they will be forgotten.
When SiliconNooB gives his Australiaitis to Imitanis, the podcast panel is once again reduced to two players. Lusipurr discusses the necessity of challenge in games and wider culture, whilst SN engages in some Nantucket-based poetry appreciation.