Microsoft attempts to talk up their poor Xbone numbers, rumour control is deployed in defense of the Wii U, and Titanfall has precious little effect on the Xbone’s fortunes in the news of the week!
Bioshock developer closes its doors for good, Japanese sales of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical freeze suffer due to low install base, and Xbone’s ESRAM not to blame for 720p insists Harrison in the news of the week!
Everything old is new again when Lusipurr rehires every staff member ever to have worked at Lusipurr.com. Sonic goes fast, much to the delight of panelists SiliconNooB, Durga Syn, and Mel, who are eager to play the Western-only Wii U exclusive.
Nintendo’s third-quarter results were dismal, leading to the the masses declaring them doomed and well on the path to becoming the next Sega. Is Mario on his way to the Playstation or is this just the wishful thinking of fanboys?
In an extended length podcast recorded in A.D. 214, Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, Sabin, Blitzmage, Gyme, and Mel ready poetry, give away prizes, hand out annual awards, and lament the 5-0 Ashes whitewash. Happy new year!
Lusipurr is joined by SiliconNooB and Mel in an evaluation of England’s continuing poor form with the bat and bad luck with the ball. A rambling trip through the week’s news, and the games of yesteryear, rounds out an extended-length, pre-holiday podcast.
Lusipurr, utterly disconsolate at England’s poor run of form on the Cricket pitch, is joined by the morale-boosting SiliconNooB, Blitzmage, Gyme, Mel, and special guest, Melchiz. Helpfully, the VGX Awards are detailed, and Bravely Default is discussed.
Thanksgiving and Black Friday arrive in the United States, promping all podcasts to go off the air, and allowing vacation time for website staff members. But SiliconNooB is Australian and Lusipurr is hateful, and hence The Starlight Megaphone goes on!
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!
Mel moves on to the PlayStation 3 this week in his continuing retrospective of this concluding console generation. A much more favorable experience, the PS3 would become Mel’s primary gaming console throughout most of this generation. Fond memories await!