Life is like a hurricane when Lusipurr and Bup travel to Australia for an afternoon of bird-watching with local bush scout SiliconNooB. After a trip involving race cars, lasers, and aeroplanes, the panelists solve a mystery–and rewrite history. Crikey!
Mel has spent some quality time with the Wii U and three great games. It was enough to make him think Nintendo had begun a shift in game design back to a time before motion controls.
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!
Lightning Returns and Mario 3D World experience dismal sales in their domestic market, the Xbone hobbles out of the post-launch gate, and Atlus is given free reign over Sega’s dormant IP in the news of the week!
The Xbone does another 180, Nintendo makes more excuses, and Bravely Default may still release in Europe during 2013 in the news of the week!
Lusipurr (voiced by Gilbert Gottfried) assembles a panel consisting of SiliconNooB, Blitzmage, The Legendary Zoltan, and Mel (all voiced by Gilbert Gottfried), to discuss Denis Dyack, Don Mattrick, and Stephane D’Astous (all voiced by Gilbert Gottfried).
By popular reader demand, Lusipurr hastily assembles an old-school Cat Fancy reunion. Sabin and Noodle guest-star, alongside Lusipurr.com staff members old and new–though a technical fault prevents the presence of the otherwise redoubtable SiliconNooB.
Nintendo apparently made an error and forgot to take Ethos off their press list, but he made no effort to correct them and seized the opportunity to play most of the company’s 2013 lineup. Read his impressions within!
Bravely Default is announced for the west, Shinji Mikami colludes with IGN for some soft coverage, and Japan shakes off the stifling clutches of the JRT in the news of the week.
More bad news and faux pas for Nintendo’s Wii U console, while Warren Spector’s Junction Point Studios has been dissolved by Disney.