As E3 looms on the horizon, Imitanis and SiliconNooB assist Lusipurr in presenting the veritable deluge of industry news, covering everything from game releases to new game announcements to future games in playable preview–AND the Holy Grail is found!
With the advent of Nomura’s long-awaited desire (turning Final Fantasy from a video game franchise into a fashion line), and Nintendo’s release of Miitomo (a content-free microtransaction-fuelled puerility zone), Lusipurr deploys scorn in great abundance.
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB discuss the upcoming Cricket All-Stars series in America, the decline of Microsoft’s console fortunes, the deprecation of many Disney titles, the delay of Shovel Knight, Konami’s vast greed, and the first part of Chrono Cross.
When Konami headquarters bursts into flames, Lusipurr and SiliconNooB hurry to the scene of the conflagration, where they speculate as to the cause of the blaze, crack jokes, report on Square Enix’s manifold prevarications, and read a book about knights.
Nintendo looks set to release Pikmin 1 again, PC gamers are getting a FANTASTIC version of Final Fantasy V, Miyamoto explains why Nintendo cannot be bothered making 3d Mario games anymore, and Umaru is a delightful Otaku blob in the news of the week!
When Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, Imitanis, and Mel learn that their actions as podcast panelists are agitating the notable internet personality, Adeki, Mel resigns in protest and the remaining staff members devote themselves to vengeful personal attacks.
In an effort to prevent Lusipurr enjoying his pizza, SiliconNooB harasses him with constant gibberings and dribblings of a news- and cricket-related nature. Then, adding insult to the injury, Bup arrives on the scene, necessitating even more shouting.
SiliconNooB and Imitanis join Lusipurr in a representation of three great English-speaking centres of world culture: Britain, North America, and Australia, in a podcast designed to urge Imitanis to play more Warcraft with Lusipurr for glory and mounts.
Following the Tokyo Games Show, Lusipurr fires everyone and releases scores of jitterbugs, resulting in a curious increase in productivity, Mel prepares himself for handheld Smash Bros., and SiliconNooB realises that there is no exploration in Metro.
Lusipurr, Ethos, SiliconNooB, Blitzmage, and Iliya are momentarily buoyed by report of English Cricket victories, surpassing all expectations. Unfortunately, a run of depressing news is more than enough to misdirect the panelists into the doldrums.