Konami upsets gamers still further this week, Rovio cuts its workforce in half, Deus Ex’s pre-order campaign is the greediest yet devised, and lewd Otku are all up in your children’s education in the news of the week!
Lusipurr fires his lawyers and sells out to a multinational news corporation with massively profitable results for all concerned, where ‘all concerned’ means ‘Lusipurr’. Panelists SiliconNooB, Imitanis, and Java are consequently forced into wage slavery.
Lusipurr travels to Tomorrowland with Bup, only to find out that it is really Yesterdayland; Mel exposes the incompetence of soap salesman Don Mattrick, played by Dan Akroyd; and, SiliconNooB praises the contributions to Cricket of Richie Benaud, OBE.
Study reveals that gaming has no relation to sexist attitudes, Don Mattrick gets turfed from Zynga, and Richie Benaud passes away at 84 in the news of the week!
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!
Xbone overproduction becomes a problem for Microsoft, Zynga’s balance sheet takes a turn for the worse, and Sony says ‘fuck you’ to Vita owners in the news of the week!
England follow up retaining the Ashes by winning the Ashes, much to the delight of Lusipurr and the chagrin of SiliconNooB. However, sports rivalries are eventually set aside in favour of a discussion about intellectual pursuits and Hamburger Helper.
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).
When Tim Schafer blows through a cool three and a half million dollars without even making half a game, the panelists are appalled. Lusipurr and SiliconNooB are joined by Noodle for a close examination of the nascent Double Fine disaster, Broken Age.
A new “16-bit” adventure has been distributed for free, deception and backstabbing runs rife after Aliens Colonial Marines debacle, and EA reveal that (shock!) they were lying about helping indy devs by suing Zynga.