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!
Womyn are objectively bigger gamers than men, JonTron is rightly sanctioned by Tumblr for espousing ableist hate-speech, and Dan Adelman is rightly let go by Nintendo for betraying the company in the autistic news of the week!
This week, in celebration of his one year anniversary at Lcom, Mel does something wholly unrelated to that event and examines ports, remakes and remasters as they trend upwards in the early years of this new console life cycle.