The final editorial in a series reflecting on the 90’s is here. The end of an era, truly the history books will go on to mark how stupendous these posts were. But the question lingers, what was gaming like in 1999? Read on to find out!
Battleborn goes Free-To-Play, Yusuke Naora has left Square Enix, and the studio behind Firewatch plans to make terrible movies in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis set the record straight by categorically proving (using Science) that the PlayStation era set the stage for some of the greatest games ever made, whilst simultaneously undermining the future of the industry as a whole.
In this editorial, Rikki takes a look at the feature of time travel in gaming, and the different ways that it can either make a game great, or drag it down into the depths of obscurity.
Mel ponders and pontificates about the difference between wanting more of the same experience in a new game or wanting something completely different. It could be that both are great reasons to buy games or that Mel is just WRONG. Find out!
When the panel fails to show up, Lusipurr has no choice but to dig through his records to find an even earlier recording of the Internet Radio Programme than that used in TSM 44. This time, he selects the second IRP episode, recorded in October of 1998!
Tasked with producing something ‘light’, ‘pleasant’, and ‘beach-appropriate’, The Legendary Zoltan has to dig deep. The locomotional result is a smooth, lounge jazz track written in collaboration with Selphie Tilmitt, and sung by some guy on the internet.
Digging back into the mists of time, Lusipurr uses his Chrono Trigger to uncover a podcast from the early days of the internet, predating Lusipurr.com, broadband, both the PlayStation3 and PlayStation2, the iPod and iPhone, and the word ‘podcast’ itself!
Ladies and Gentlemen, pray silence this week as Reetin sues, Enrei doesn’t sue, and Lusipurr announces the death of an icon.
In this week’s episode, Emmori prepares for a game involving thrones, Enrei is humbled by a bundle, Blitzmage announces a free soundtrack, and Lusipurr is finally released! Also: The Final Fantasy VIII playthrough continues through week two, sadly.