Caspius, SiliconNooB, and Seb discuss the upcoming change in playthrough from Bravely Default II to SaGa Frontier, review Sony's decision to disable the PS3, PSP, and PSV online store, and delve through an especially amnesia-filled edition of The Plop.
The Ashes continues and Caspius is plunged ever further into despair by the underwhelming performance of England, but with Gamescom on the horizon, the prospect of new video game news lifts his flagging spirits--and even Nintendo is trying to help!
Two former staff members rejoin the site and take up positions as podcast panelists in a week chock-full of Square Enix news: Durga comes bearing the announcement of spiritual sequel to ActRaiser, and Brock presents the latest World of Warcraft updates.
Nintendo steals fan art, PUBG has been banned in China, and Suda 51 holds No More Heroes 3 hostage to the success of his current game in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis address the topic of dialogue in games: how it should be connected to gameplay, and how the current trend in RPGs inclines developers to increasingly protracted dialogue expansion, often at a cost to enjoyment.