Great Takahashi, / ambitious, planned Xenogears, / but without caution. Time, too short for men, / defied him, ruined his plans, / but left him unmoved. In time, Nintendo, / seeking a man of vision, / helped him to glory.
Caspius and SiliconNooB engage in some long-form discussion on the topic of creative style in video games, before they review the latest updates from the site-wide playthroughs, report the news, and trudge miserably through a particularly large Plop.
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!
Revisit classic The Day Tonight playthroughs this Winter as the site re-plays Final Fantasy IX, Valkyria Chronicles, and Xenogears!
Caspius and SiliconNooB prepare for the Playthroughs Revisited feature by examining year-end sales data for Nintendo, and the totals are so impressively large, both in terms of hardware and software, that they leave no room for doubt: that's Numberwang!
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.
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.
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.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis beseech listeners for iTunes-review contest entries, read the latest updates from the site-wide Earthbound playthrough, review the latest information about Sony and Microsoft acquisitions, and moan about The Plop.
Final Fantasy XVI will definitely be out by 2034, Collection of Saga is coming to Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft buys Zenimax (Bethesda) in the news of the week!
As the Earthbound playthrough launches, Imitanis and SiliconNooB join Caspius to lament that Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered has been Disastered, with software-based region-locking and multiplayer restrictions designed to prevent imports.