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!
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.
Microsoft’s recent job cuts sees Xbox savaged in Europe, Square Enix serves a C&D to the Final Fantasy Type-0 translation team, and Tales of Phantasia is to be pulled from iOS in the news of the week!
When Lusipurr changes around the audio capabilities of the podcast, he forgets to rebalance the recording. The result is an ear-shattering trip through the news only made bearable after heavy application of Dynamic Range Compression. Technology ahoy!
Lusipurr and Iliya settle down for a delightful evening discussing the Cricket, the litigiousness of the video game industry, the necessity of justice in fair game design, and the likelihood of a long and successful life for Nintendo’s beleaguered Wii U.
Freshly returned from E3, Lusipurr reunites with usual panelists SiliconNooB and Mel, and new panelist Iliya, for a retrospective look at the most important news to come out of the year’s biggest gaming covention–and, to finish Candide, of course!
Iwata has been grounded from attending E3, May has seen extremely strong sales for PS4 and Wii U, and Destructoid derps pretty bloody hard in the news of the week!
Lusipurr demands that Sabin present himself for duty despite illness, and, with the help of SiliconNooB and Iliya Moroumetz, the panel announces a new Reader Membership Drive, through which, dedicated readers can assign games to Lusipurr for review.
Spoiled for choice, Lusipurr puzzles over whether to play Mega Man Legends, Parasite Eve, Wild Arms, or Xenosaga. SiliconNooB and Imitanis attempt to confound him into playing Xenosaga, but the listeners step in, instead directing Lusipurr to Mega Man.