Following the Nintendo Direct of the previous week, Sony responds with a State of Play video intended to build interest in a slate of underwhelming titles, including a particularly egregious Final Fantasy VII-centred showing from Square Enix.
In the middle of a persistent frost, Caspius and SiliconNooB dig through an avalanche of news, finding therein not only the customary hibernal frigidity, but also a few optimistic reports which will warm the heart in anticipation of the vernal season.
Caspius finally completes Fire Emblem: Three Houses, ensuring that Byleth and Edelgard reign over a happy, egalitarian empire for the rest of their days. Likewise, in the video game industry, prosperity reigns--at least for those aligned with Nintendo!
Tencent continues to acquire stakes in game development companies, Gamestonks soar due to the Reddit Trade Wars, and the podcast panel concludes a playthrough, delves into CPU industry details, announces a new piano collections CD, and skims The Plop.
Resident Evil VIII has a firm release date, along with certain other firm assets, and Capcom have revised upwards their earnings forecast in the news of the week!
Exposure to Final Fantasy X leaves Caspius crippled with the Brown Rain, and a quieter, more studious podcast is the result, with a thorough examination of Nintendo's total domination of the Japanese video game market, following Sony's self-destruction.
As a new decade dawns, the staff members discuss the biggest failures in video gaming since the site launch in February 2009, with many suggested candidates for the worst gaming hardware system, game developer company, and individual video game.
Nintendo Switch eclipses the launch of PS5 and Series X, The Playstation brand is pretty much dead in Japan, and Microsoft attempted to buy Nintendo and Squaresoft in the news of the week!
Caspius and SiliconNooB settle down for a winter evening's podcast, with sundry observations on select news, commentary on Christmas holiday gaming, and a stern rebuke to CERTAIN READERS who would dare to slight The Day Tonight's journalistic principles.
Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis consider Cyberpunk 2077, and take a hard-nosed look at the development of game licensing, from its origins as funding for consumer-focused quality assurance systems, to its modern incarnation as a tax on developers.
Sony pulls Cyberpunk 2077 from PSN, CD Projekt Red claims that the game is profitable, and CD Projekt Red deep throats the Chinese Communist Party in the news of the week!