A sword, an anvil, and a stone feature prominently, as do board games, Cricket, virtual reality, and Star Trek, when SiliconNooB and Lusipurr put their feet up on the velvet ottoman of industry, and set about discussing the first developments of 2016.
Square Enix do not care to go up against Persona 5, Square Enix doubled the length of Tomb Raider’s exclusivity, more shameless fraud is perpetrated by Schafer et al., and one must go fast in ‘Prince of Stride – Alternative’ in the news of the week!
When the efforts of censorious outrage-peddlers result in Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 not being shipped for sale outside of Japan, gamer favourite Play-Asia steps into the breach to ensure that Western gamers will have access to extreme Beach Volleyball.
In a surprising development, Sega announces a high-definition remake of Valkyria Chronicles, and a long-awaited sequel for the PlayStation 4. Also, Mitchell Johnson hangs up his bowling shoes, England win an ODI series, and Project Setsuna looks glorious.
Lara fails to rise to the occasion, more Project Setsuna details become known, PS2 emulation becomes a reality on PS4, and Anti-Magic Academy looks worth a shot in the news of the week!
Lusipurr and SiliconNooB record late into the night on the information overload resulting from the resumption of Nintendo Direct, whilst the XBox One goes backwards compatible, and Cricket comes to America in a trio of truly legendary All-Star matches.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Blitzmage fire up the cameras, prepare the music, and do it live, reporting on how Bethesda Softworks tries to keep reviews out of the hands of customers, and how the Halo series is becoming ever more like a freemium mobile app.
Activision wastes 6bn on Candy Crush Saga, Konami shuts down Kojima Productions LA, the sales of Halo 5 have been relatively soft, and Miyu Matsuki passes away in the news of the week!
Going back further in time than ever before, Lusipurr digs through his cassette tapes and finds a recording from exactly thirty years ago. Nintendo debuts a new console, role-playing games get morality systems, and Electronic Arts helps small developers.
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.