The twentieth anniversary of Pokemon arrives, with Lusipurr and SiliconNooB choosing opposite sides of the issue: will it be Red or Blue as the superior option? Or will Blitzmage’s outside choice of Yellow prove Super Effective?
Dire portents reappear in the form of a crow with a stolen arrow in its beak, and strange happenings abound: Anime news dominates, England beat South Africa in South Africa, amiibos are weaponised against gamers, and Sony tries to copyright Let’s Plays.
A sword, an anvil, and a stone feature prominently, as do board games, Cricket, virtual reality, and Star Trek, when SiliconNooB and Lusipurr put their feet up on the velvet ottoman of industry, and set about discussing the first developments of 2016.
Steam fumbles the Christmas rush, the opposition crumbles in both(!) Boxing Day tests, SiliconNooB humbles his brother’s bumbled gift, and Lusipurr grumbles about irrational gamer consumerism in the first Lusipurr.com podcast of the year A.D. 2016.
Having forgotten fans like Lusipurr and SiliconNooB, Square Enix is overcome by fear: will Persona 5 harm sales of Final Fantasy XV? Will people turn from the gilded baubles of CGI and hold-square-to-win gameplay? ‘Twould be a merry Christmas, indeed!
When SiliconNooB brings to the podcast dire news of the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Lusipurr nearly explodes with rage. In his incandescent fury, he pledges to use the site to destroy the business of Square Enix if the Australian’s prophecies come to pass.
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.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB record late into the night on the information overload resulting from the resumption of Nintendo Direct, whilst the XBox One goes backwards compatible, and Cricket comes to America in a trio of truly legendary All-Star matches.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB rise at dawn to record a podcast about the many delays and cancellations announced for the late 2015 release calendar. The Tokyo Game Show is briefly summarised, with the panel expressing guarded optimism for Squeenix’s Setsuna.
Lusipurr, Bup, and SiliconNooB celebrate the golden age of gaming with a discussion about the very best Super Nintendo games of all time, culminating in a forty-seven minute dance routine featuring a sixty-four voice choir and the New York Philharmonic.