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.
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!
Crytek throws men overboard to stay afloat, Sony dismisses EA Access, and Nintendo has another shock quarter in the news of the week!
When Lusipurr begins an audit of the books, he discovers a terrible error: Imitanis has been stealing the Literature Corner for months! After several redactions, corrections, and updates, a reappropriation ensures that SiliconNooB gets his just desserts.
Sony dominates Hardware sales, Sony dominates software sales, and Ghost Dad makes a return in a non-Cosby fashion in the news of the week!