In the wake of the first full-on Nintendo Direct in over five hundred days, Caspius, SiliconNooB, Seb, and Imitanis survey the mountain of announcements, surprises, and disappointments on offer, including Skyward Sword HD and Project Triangle Strategy.
Following the conclusion to the third Ashes test at Headingley, the shocking and incredible result causes SiliconNooB's health to fail entirely. But Caspius knows all too well that video game news will be enough to lure the Australian from his deathbed.
Telltale goes bust, Capcom Vancouver goes bust, and EA is under criminal investigation in the news of the week!
The advent of the Xbonex sees all extant Xboné owners relegated to second-class status. Undeterred, Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, Imitanis, and Durga take up the cause of the oppressed and inveigh against unethical and exploitative business practises.
Ys VIII has been completely re-translated, PSN Trophies are now redeemable for credit, and Telltale lays off a quarter of their workforce in the news of the week!
Mel discusses episodic game releases this week, both their ups and downs. Adopting a release schedule like this could take off with more publishers as it meets success with others, but will it always be that way? Weigh in on Mel's prognosis!
With little else to do in his evening holding pen, Java turns to adventures where choice seems to matter. Life is Strange and Telltale's Game of Thrones both offer player choice in two different ways. Is one better than the other? Java wants to find out.
Java somehow managed to sneak whiskey through security, which includes a body cavity search. A complete mystery, to be sure. What is not a mystery is his love for Game of Thrones. We join him for a slurred chat about Telltale Games and their new series.
It's Australian Rules when Julian 'SiliconNoob' Taylor, Australian, joins the podcast for the first time. Bup is quick to educate the panel on the latest and greatest(?) Lady Gaga news, whilst Biggs dodges Biebermania in an effort to talk boobs, instead.