Lusipurr, Ethos, and Mel confront a week of Nintendo-centric nonsense; Bup makes an appearance to discuss David Cage and Peter Molyneux; and the disappearance of Rhyme and Reason are explained. ALSO AS I SAID, Wikipedia says Zinc is a mineral, NOT a vitam
This week, in celebration of his one year anniversary at Lcom, Mel does something wholly unrelated to that event and examines ports, remakes and remasters as they trend upwards in the early years of this new console life cycle.
Ubisoft gimps Watch Dogs on the PC, Sony charges a pound of flesh, and Capcom are vulnerable to hostile takeover in the news of the week!
Iwata has been grounded from attending E3, May has seen extremely strong sales for PS4 and Wii U, and Destructoid derps pretty bloody hard in the news of the week!
Lusipurr demands that Sabin present himself for duty despite illness, and, with the help of SiliconNooB and Iliya Moroumetz, the panel announces a new Reader Membership Drive, through which, dedicated readers can assign games to Lusipurr for review.
Spoiled for choice, Lusipurr puzzles over whether to play Mega Man Legends, Parasite Eve, Wild Arms, or Xenosaga. SiliconNooB and Imitanis attempt to confound him into playing Xenosaga, but the listeners step in, instead directing Lusipurr to Mega Man.
This week Mel revives his topic about the power of limitations to examine the concept through a developmental lens instead of simply a technological one. Within he talks about the dangers of success and what gets left behind in the race to the top.
Everything old is new again when Lusipurr rehires every staff member ever to have worked at Lusipurr.com. Sonic goes fast, much to the delight of panelists SiliconNooB, Durga Syn, and Mel, who are eager to play the Western-only Wii U exclusive.
Albert Penello spins a web of lies, Tomb Raider: The Definitive Edition performs far better on PS4 than Xbone, and Capcom’s five year plan inspires little confidence in the news of the week!
Japan’s influence on gaming has all but disappeared over recent years. Will this be the generation that Japan takes a step back to prominence? Or are we nearing a future with Sony being the lone Japanese developer not focusing on smartphone apps?