SocJus narratives are beginning to have a chilling effect on industry creativity, Tim Schafer takes an even bigger shit on the people who backed his Broken Game, and the PS4 begins to hit its stride in the land of the rising sun in the news of the week!
Having had his pizza time foiled by SiliconNooB, Lusipurr aims for something slightly more continental: grapefruit and apple fritters. But America’s lack of little juice tins, and increasing love for pink grapefruit, are impediments to his delectation.
Mel discusses episodic game releases this week, both their ups and downs. Adopting a release schedule like this could take off with more publishers as it meets success with others, but will it always be that way? Weigh in on Mel’s prognosis!
When England goes down to one of the worst defeats in ODI history, SiliconNoob, Imitanis, and Mel rush to console Lusipurr with pictures from Wal*Mart. Traumatised, the Dear Leader takes to his bed. But worse, Scottish defeats loom just around the corner.
SVU smear against gamers leads to hilarity, Peter Molyneux gets utterly obliterated in an interview, and REmake producer thanks fans for showing how wrong-headed Capcom has been for more than a decade in the news of the week!
Mel looks at remasters this week in both a positive and negative light. Older titles were often unbound by the obsequious practices of modern gaming, which is nice, but a flood of remasters would be far from nice! Flood the comments and be nice (or not)!
Lusipurr listens to the entire Ring Cycle of Richard Wagner, with terrible consequences for the podcast. In a veritable data Gotterdammerung, the audio recording is accidentally deleted, leaving Lusi no option but to record a solo Christmas broadcast.
Cid becomes Cidney in Final Fantasy XV, Capcom starts re-releasing their bad games, and Hatred is restored to Steam in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Mel find themselves utterly downhearted after sifting through yet another week of depressing news. But then, they find a ray of hope in an unlikely place, and things begin to look up, eventually culminating in a very merry Bup.
Heeding a request for consumer advice, Lusipurr provides an in-depth analysis of the Nintendo Wii U, SiliconNooB highlights Ubisoft’s policy of prevarication, and Bup talks about his favourite Indie game.