As England and Australia contest the fourth Ashes Test, Nintendo releases a new Direct announcement with both broad support for classic ports and the long-predicted addition of a Super Nintendo Switch Online service, leading to Mr. Nintendo’s depression.
The Luminous Engine still lives, and Nintendo has had a big Direct in the news of the week!
Lusipurr discusses with SiliconNooB the concept of ‘backwards positivity’, an improvement upon the initially negative reaction towards a game, which improvement comes about as the result of a later positive experience in a similar game, usually a sequel.
Drafted by the unanimous vote of the readers, Imitanis is sucked into being Lusipurr’s Garrison Moneybag. Before they set off on new Adventures in Warcraft, they are joined by Bup for an informative discussion about the effects cross-platform development.
Lusipurr, utterly disconsolate at England’s poor run of form on the Cricket pitch, is joined by the morale-boosting SiliconNooB, Blitzmage, Gyme, Mel, and special guest, Melchiz. Helpfully, the VGX Awards are detailed, and Bravely Default is discussed.
The Wii U community exploded in a fit of butthurt recently when it was announced that Rayman Legends would no longer be a console exclusive. This week KillswitchTool looks into the argument that console exclusives are dead and gone.
Nintendo visits equal measures joy and woe unto the industry, while Glee plagiarises from Portal’s songwriter in the news of the week.
Torrentfreak have released a list of the year’s top performing illegal downloads, with the PC coming in at first place and the Wii and 360 vying for the honour of being the world’s most pirated home console! But where is the PS3?
SiliconNoob places the PAX line-up under the microscope, and notes some potential highlights of the expo.