Lusipurr, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB welcome renowned Minster of EA Fineness Chris ‘Sabin’ Privitere to rule upon the latest corporate double-speak put forth by the embattled software giant. Meanwhile, Microsoft solemnly swears that it is up to no good.
EA once again prevailed and took home their second consecutive Golden Poo award. KillswitchTool aims to be the first to congratulate them, but also to ponder if they really are America’s worst company.
Last week, the news broke about some leaked features for Microsoft’s successor to the 360. KillswitchTool takes a look at these features this week, and tries to figure out if Microsoft is aiming to make a worse console than Nintendo.
Final Fantasy X HD will include an enhanced version of Final Fantasy X-2, the next Xbox looks to strangle consumers with DRM, and Richard Garriott claims to be the world’s best game designer in the news of the week.
Last week EA did what they do best: screw gamers without remorse. This week, KillswitchTool looks at why SimCity is just another reason the industry needs to experience a colossal crash and be reborn as something nicer to its consumers.
SimCity is razed, Xbox Live Gold is made more expensive for families, and developers open up about their craft in the news of the week.
When Imitanis and SiliconNooB try to end the podcast on a depressing note, Lusipurr steps in to save the listeners from lasting psychiatric damage. With a few buttons, Riddles is summoned and, with Eeyore-like complacency, he duly satisfies Lusi’s whims.
While Imitanis waits for Ni No Kuni to download, he considers how large his digital games collection has become. Join him as he looks at the state of digital gaming today.
When SiliconNooB and Blitzmage bristle at the idea of paying moderate taxes that will provide for the conservation of historical sites, Lusipurr is forced to explain the value of preserving classical heritage–a principle in which he leads by example.
Fake Black Isle raises the collection plate to make Kickstarter look positively saintly by comparison, EA turns cloud saves into a form of punitive DRM, and War Z gets pulled from Steam for being utterly dreadful in the week’s CHRISTMAS news.