Caspius, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB deliver the first staff member verdict on the completion of Xenoblade Chronicles, look at the evidence for a 17 November release date of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and review a racier-than-usual Plop.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB round up the Gamescom 2018 news, including a handful of cancellations and a veritable bonanza of release-date announcements; then, both panelists discuss Square Enix’s confusion regarding the success of Octopath Traveler.
Nintendo wants to sell infinite Switch consoles, the Nintendonly has as much appreciation for the word ‘no’ as your average rapist, and Activision make grotesque amounts of money from microtransactions in the news of the week!
The two grumpy old men–disconsolate Lusipurr and delighted SiliconNooB–reconvene with the Ashes now lost by England, discussing topics including Pokemon, Miyamoto, Star Citizen, Kinect, and the rolling calamity that is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Miyamoto deliberately hires non-gamers, Pokemon is set to make the transition to action, and Playerunknown labels his customers as horrible racists in the news of the week!
Nintendo has prioritized profitability over quality since joining the North American video game market, and their actions beginning with their earliest coin-operated efforts demonstrate this.
Square Enix claims Final Fantasy XV’s ‘wait mode’ is a huge hit, the NX is rumoured to feature fake 3d, and I Am Setsuna is set to launch with a pre-order bonus for the ages in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB know what matters to the readers: reviews of bathrobes. Lusipurr previews an upcoming contest and SiliconNooB brings news on the latest re-re-release of Pikmin, before both panelists despair about the lack of quality 3D Mario.
Nintendo looks set to release Pikmin 1 again, PC gamers are getting a FANTASTIC version of Final Fantasy V, Miyamoto explains why Nintendo cannot be bothered making 3d Mario games anymore, and Umaru is a delightful Otaku blob in the news of the week!
Gaming history is still very young and most of the industry’s pioneers are still alive to tell their stories. But some of them are less prone to talking. Nintendo is famously reticent, and this week Mel considers the long-term ramifications of this.
Lusipurr, Ethos, and Mel confront a week of Nintendo-centric nonsense; Bup makes an appearance to discuss David Cage and Peter Molyneux; and the disappearance of Rhyme and Reason are explained. ALSO AS I SAID, Wikipedia says Zinc is a mineral, NOT a vitam
Nintendo takes a dump on casual gamers, the New 3DS is unveiled, and gaming “journalism” hits rock bottom in the news of the week!