Editorial: Activision is OK

By Julian 'SiliconNooB' Taylor

Activision is OK I guess. We enjoy to vilify the eponymous faceless corporation (and its jackass at large Bobby Kotick) here at Lusipurr.com, but really they are guilty of nothing more than giving consumers what they want for a price that they are obviously willing to pay. The market exhibited a voracious appetite for all more »

MAP Episode 103: Be My Valentine

By Lusipurr
Don

Produced 2011.02.13 Lusi and the Tits once again convene to discuss the latest hat-related news in gaming. This week, Bobby Kotick charges for hats, Jonathan Blow designs hat-based islands, and Nippon Ichi Software develops a hat strategy game set in the Netherworld.

News: Courting Controversy for Valentine’s Day

By Jenifer 'Biggs' Biggs
Emperor Bobby Kotick

Bobby Kotick, Douchenozzle Extraordinaire Activision’s lord and ruler Emperor Kotick sat down with CNBC this week to discuss, among other things, the demise of the Guitar Hero series. The primary question on everyone’s mind was “Why?” to which he predictably answered that it was not making enough money. Interest in the series has dwindled in more »

MAP Episode 91: Vanillecast

By Lusipurr
This may be the most awesome thing I have ever seen. No, wait. It is. It is the most awesome thing I have ever seen. Stunning and beautiful.

Produced 2010.11.14 It’s not all smiles and sunshine when Lusipurr and SiliconNooB evaluate the fate of PC Gaming, the large corporate model of console game development, and the Global Activision Media Empire. And Final Fantasy XIV watch continues! Let’s see some fireworks!

MAP Episode 87: Return of the Lusi

By Lusipurr
Initially released in the US in 1987, Castlevania was a massive success. Unlike the Rock Opera now showing at the Meadowbrook Theatre.

Produced 2010.10.17 Lusipurr makes his much-desired return with Ginia and SiliconNooB on hand to provide important commentary on the issues of the day, including Final Fantasy XIV, the availability of Mew, the lack of NPD numbers, and the shocking sales of the PS Move.

Editorial: History 101

By Julian 'SiliconNooB' Taylor

It is hard to believe that it was but a few short years ago that independent game studios were as common as Tennesseans, churning out as many quality titles as Murfreesboroan fishwives popped out unwanted, unloved babies. It felt like those long days of golden sunshine and innocent laughter, palling about with friends and loved more »