Great Takahashi, / ambitious, planned Xenogears, / but without caution. Time, too short for men, / defied him, ruined his plans, / but left him unmoved. In time, Nintendo, / seeking a man of vision, / helped him to glory.
Caspius and SiliconNooB prepare for the Playthroughs Revisited feature by examining year-end sales data for Nintendo, and the totals are so impressively large, both in terms of hardware and software, that they leave no room for doubt: that's Numberwang!
With the end of the year approaching, the rush is on for developers to delay their incomplete games and abandon their unrealisable projects, with mentions this week for Bravely Default II, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Halo Infinite, Everwild, and Diablo IV.
Following a Mario-centred Nintendo Direct that confirms The Day Tonight's predictions for upcoming Switch titles, SiliconNooB and Caspius smugly sip caffeinated beverages and daintly consume frosted pastries amidst a chorus of self-congratulation.
Sony wants to check your social credit score before allowing you to preorder a PS5, Ubisoft dumps Xbox in Europe, and what to make of Nintendo Switch Pro rumours in the news of the week!
As the site bids farewell to the Xenoblade Chronicles playthrough, Earthbound is on the horizon: Caspius and SiliconNooB discuss the latest XBox series X leaks, including a release date, before delving into the latest Switch-boosted sales figures.
Caspius, Imitanis, and SiliconNooB deliver the first staff member verdict on the completion of Xenoblade Chronicles, look at the evidence for a 17 November release date of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and review a racier-than-usual Plop.
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'.