This week Bup takes time off from his fake-game reviews to look at a recently released game. So recent it came out the day this is posted! Wow! It’s good to be the king!
This week Mel runs back to his safety blanket of Nintendo themed discussion and takes a look at their advertisement strategies over the years. It does well to demonstrate the company’s aloofness and cunning all in one subject matter. So click on through!
Nintendo recently made the decision to price gouge anyone interested in Earthbound on the Wii U virtual console. Tsubakisamurai takes a look at the strained relationship between Earthbound fans and Nintendo, and some of the awesome content it produced.
Nintendo, bowing to pressure, at last releases Earthbound on the Wii U Virtual Console, but the decision to price it above Nintendo’s own stated maximum price incurs the wrath panelists Lusipurr and SiliconNooB; and Sabin makes a fine guest appearance.
Old habits die hard for Capcom, more Xbone nonsense, and Nintendo decides to arbitrarily overcharge Wii U owners for Earthbound in the news of the week!
After years of begging, Nintendo finally decides to release Earthbound on the Wii U’s Virtual Console. This week, KillswitchTool takes another shot at Nintendo and ponders if they really believe that Earthbound will sell fat stacks of Wii U’s.
It has been a rough week for Lusipurr! Following the battle at the Lusipurr.com offices, his podcast is crashed by Sabin, Paws, Ethnic Man, and Mr. Taciturn. Nevertheless, our dauntless hero forges ahead against the villainous supporters of the JRT!
Bravely Default is announced for the west, Shinji Mikami colludes with IGN for some soft coverage, and Japan shakes off the stifling clutches of the JRT in the news of the week.
KillSwitchTool takes a bit of a walk through the past, exploring the evolution of story from the early days of the NES to the current generation of consoles.
A retro review of the SNES cult classic: Earthbound. Does it withstand the test of time? Is there even a test that can measure such a unique RPG? Find out here.