Caspius and SiliconNooB engage in some long-form discussion on the topic of creative style in video games, before they review the latest updates from the site-wide playthroughs, report the news, and trudge miserably through a particularly large Plop.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB bid farewell to Alastair Cook and Michael Cunningham, even as Dragon Quest XI and Valkyria Chronicles 4 make their arrival in the west, and they discuss how the release of consoles and video games causes time to seem compressed.
When the frigid cold (0c) of the Australian winter agitates SiliconNooB into attacking the readers with demands of hard currency and frosty beer, Lusipurr valiantly checks the S'NooB assault with the sharp-tongued verse of the Roman poet Catullus.
The Switch experiences several delays in rapid succession which are purely coincidental, the Dutch Gaming Authority comes down hard on Loot Boxes, and Final Fantasy VII Remake is still trying to fill development positions in the news of the week!
This week SiliconN00B offers in-depth coverage of the state of JRPGs across the PS4, Switch, Xbone, and PC.
Reetin and a tardy SiliconNooB join Lusipurr for a skewering of the game industry in the week leading up to GDC 2018. Sonic Mania Plus is unveiled, annoying fans, and the Final Fantasy VII remake is in need of additional quality, surprising no one.
EA throws loot boxes into jeopardy, Valkyria Chronicles 4 has been announced, and the Plants vs. Zombies dev was fired for EA microtransaction nasties in the news of the week!
In a surprising development, Sega announces a high-definition remake of Valkyria Chronicles, and a long-awaited sequel for the PlayStation 4. Also, Mitchell Johnson hangs up his bowling shoes, England win an ODI series, and Project Setsuna looks glorious.