Physical copies of Octopath Traveler are mostly sold out, refunds are over for Star Citizen backers, and Konami cancels P.T. all over again in the news of the week!
Square Enix misrepresent Final Fantasy XV’s sales, Guillermo del Toro roasts Konami, and Hello Games has been acquitted of false advertising by the ASA.
Lusipurr and Bup take on the slowest of slow news weeks when even the Cricket is on holiday.
Christopher ‘Chris’ Privitere arrives to end The Zestria War by formally apologising for his churlish and ungrateful conduct, but the panelists are unprepared for his verbal onslaught, culminating in an aggressively victim-blaming, anti-Zestria narrative.
Mel looks somberly over a grave marked “Konami’s Relevancy” and gives a eulogy for a once-beloved games company. Come inside and see what old memories he has dredged up as well as a better insight into how it all came to this regrettable outcome.
When Lusipurr declares war, the site’s giant robots are reactivated and the trench-digging commences. But even exciting Cricket and increased Zestria production are not enough to forestall gloomy news from the Nintendo, Konami, and Square Enix fronts.
The miracle of science has demonstrated the genetic inferiority of Zestria wastrels, Nintendo sabotages the Wii U with an NX announcement, and Hideo Kojima leaves Konami in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, Ethos, SiliconNooB, Blitzmage, and Iliya are momentarily buoyed by report of English Cricket victories, surpassing all expectations. Unfortunately, a run of depressing news is more than enough to misdirect the panelists into the doldrums.
Silent Hills gets signal boosted via Sony’s Gamescom conference, Microsoft reveales that they have paid off Square Enix for Tomb Raider timed-exclusivity, and Zynga continues its downward trajectory in the news of the week!