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, and SiliconNooB scrape the bottom of the barrel to find news worth reporting. As the end-of-year playthrough approaches, the panelists appeal to readers to comment and spread the word about the site. Step up and tell your friends today!
Xbone is released in Japan to record low sales, Nintendo refuses to support their 3DS Ashtray peripheral for Smash Bros., and Microsoft is set to buy Minecraft for 2.5bn to save the Windows Phone in the news of the week!
Day-One DLC, multiple packaging SKUs, In-App Purchases, Store Specific Pre-order items, and so much more are just many of the dubious perks of modern day gaming, brought to you by excess the likes of which makes anyone of sound mind sick.
Still bringing straight facts to gamers, the site’s journalistic integrity remains rightly unquestioned. The panel unites to discuss the week’s news and–really, is anyone even reading this? It all seems such a waste. I do not even know why I bother.
The first Lusi vs. Bup arrives in a feature-length podcast crammed chock-full of culture: Literature, Music, and Intelligent Discourse all feature prominently, as does a double helping of Cricket live-commentated from the last over of the T20 Blast final!
Denis Dyack maintains silence over further child abuse allegations, Phil Spencer tries to convince gamers that Microsoft is not evil by appealing to their appreciation of business practice, and 1080p suddenly matters to Microsoft in the news of the week!
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.
Silent Hills gets signal boosted via Sony’s Gamescom conference, Microsoft reveales that they have paid off Square Enix for Tomb Raider timed-exclusivity, and Zynga continues its downward trajectory in the news of the week!
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Iliya inaugurate the Imitanis Literature Corner with a special-edition full-length comedic reading, considerably lightening the mood after a discussion of the modern trend towards the erosion of property ownership. Penury ahoy!