Caspius, Durga, and SiliconNooB recap the first week of the site-wide Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, before comparing the success of the recent Definitive Edition with other titles in the news this week, including Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding.
Caspius and SiliconNooB survey a highly litigious collection of stories in the weekly news, reveal astonshing records set by Final Fantasy VII Remake and the Nintendo Switch, and prepare for the forthcoming site-wide playthrough of Xenoblade Chronicles.
Sony may be reviving Silent Hill (and more?), the full specs of the Series X have been released, and E3 has been called off this year in the news of the week!
SiliconNooB makes merry, and then some, before joining Caspius in a considerable state of inebriation. The news is examined in due course, followed by the knock-out round of the Smash Bros. Tournament, without any sign of SiliconNooB’s unnamed ‘thingy’.
The panel tackles the hardest of all video game topics: the best way to pick a game and stick with it until it is completed. Caspius is spoiled for choice, SiliconNooB is irredeemably distracted, and Imitanis has a worrying obsession with spreadsheets.
The Division launched in 2016, not with a fanfare and fireworks, but with a more muted reception. Has the Division 2 hit the ground running, or will it take time to find its place like its predecessor? Read on to find out!
Imitanis brings another mixed-bag of PlayStation 4 games to his latest impressions post. How bad are the games this week? Read on to find out!
On Australia Day, SiliconNooB is boozed-up and ready for a fight when Lusipurr downplays the alleged horribleness of the Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana translation. But the two panelists find common ground over the issue of video game collector’s editions.
Blizzard-Activision loses two CFOs inside a week, Beyond Good and Evil 2 is online only, and and 2019 breaks Fallout 76 in the news of the week!
PS5 backwards compatibility has not been confirmed, Ubisoft says that games should be about learning, and Capcom pivots back toward console gaming in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB enthuse about the latest release in the SaGa franchise–Octopath Traveller–with its polished and innovative design that sits neatly alongside SquareSoft masterpieces of the SNES era. But then Lusipurr opines about Undertale.
With the Summer Donation Drive beginning to yield results, SMT-fanboy Imitanis and Golden-Axe-fanboy SiliconNooB join Lusipurr for a discussion of what makes a good game, and how western developers can capture the ‘essence’ of classic gaming franchises.