Gaming

Podquisition 355: You’re Toast!

Yes, you, specifically.

Games we played this week include:
Rallyallyally (5:45)
Morse (8:05)
Neuronet: Mendax Proxy (9:45)
Back 4 Blood (11:50)
Paper Trail (16:00)
D*Fuzed (17:50)
You Suck at Parking (19:55)
Fantasian (23:45)
Grindstone (26:40)
Metroid Dread (31:50)


News things talked about in this episode:
EA exec confronted regarding loot boxes in FIFA interview, uses weasel words. (43:00)
www.eurogamer.net/amp/2021-10-05-t…a-and-loot-boxes

Twitch leak exposes years-long security flaws (46:45)
www.theverge.com/2021/10/7/227141…-breach-problems

Microsoft investigating alternate approaches to “right to repair” (49:30)
www.vg247.com/microsoft-xbox-rig…to-repair-consoles

Conflict over Activision EEOC settlement could destroy California labor lawsuit (54:30)
www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10…ction-questioned

Ubisoft employees raise concerns “role model” evaluation will suppress dissent (1:02:00)
www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-…erns-of-misuse

Epic cops to ripping off Among Us, imply future collaboration
www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10…s-imposters-mode

Paradox staff speak out about culture of silence protecting abusive executives (1:08:25)
www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10…n-role-for-years

Eidos Montreal instituting a four-day work week (1:11:55)
www.businessinsider.com/4-day-work-we…treal-2021-10

Categories: Gaming, Podcasts

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