When SiliconNooB goes on a bender to celebrate sudden Australian ascendancy in the Ashes, Lusipurr is forced to call up Bup for a thoughtful look at Satoru Iwata’s influence on game development, with both panelists choosing to focus on EarthBound.
Java has been tremendously quiet, lately. We assumed by his looks of contentment that he had retrofitted the basement to be an opium den. Nope. He is just really enjoying Bravely Default, which leaves him reminiscing about past joys in gaming this week.
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.