Keiji Inafune is bought by the Chinese, Nomura “dramatically changes” Final Fantasy VII’s battle system, the Wii U dies in a ditch, and Neon Genesis directed recants unpopular opinion in the news of the week!
Bup takes time off from “reviewing” crappy Steam Greenlight games to reviewing a crappy NES title. One based off one of his favorite movies of all time. Spoiler alert: this game is garbage.
Mel has got Metroid on the brain this week as he looks briefly back at where the series has been and where it appears to be going. With spin-offs in the pipeline, can things look bright for the series? And what has been the holdup thus far? Read on!
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.
The Legend of Zelda is a series renowned for the polish afforded the presentation of world, story, and character development. Does the second games in the series–The Adventure of Link–live up to series expectations? No. No it does not.
Satoru Iwata passes away at 55, PETA seeks to capitalise on his tragic death, Tim Schafer cannot manage a budget of any size, and Lusiweebs are breaking into Prison School in the news of the week!
This week, Mel looks back at the works of former company president and CEO Satoru Iwata. Mel recounts the achievements of a beloved games personality lost to the company and to the world much too soon.
When England win the first Ashes test in Cardiff, Lusipurr is jubilant and SiliconNooB is on the sauce. Nevertheless, the panelists discuss Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace, Konami’s tyrranical conduct, and the many concerns circling around Mighty No. 9.
Loyalists Lusipurr and SiliconNooB make a last-minute appeal for the yearly fundraiser, look forward to the Ashes, and brief listeners on some major changes in site policy–and there’s still time to harvest another bumper crop of news from Nintendo!
Iwata attempts to minimise the displeasure of fans, Iwata cannot be bothered to release content to the Virtual Console, Nintendo’s NX is going to be another underpowered console, and Ranpo Kitan debuts on Funimation in the news of the week!