Podquisition 430: A Champion In Our Midst

Have you heard the news?

Games we played this week include:
Boneraiser Minions (9:35)
Vampire Survivors (23:15)
Pokémon Scarlet/Violet (24:45)
Aliens Infestation (34:45)
Anemoiapolis (38:10)
Void Scrappers (44:05)
Bloom (51:05)
You Cannot Go Back (55:50)

News things talked about in this episode:
Ubisoft implementing machine learning to write NPC dialogue (58:55)…-machine-1850250316

Sony claims the loss of Call of Duty would be irreparable to their business (1:06:50)…ings.pdf

But Microsoft believes that Sony can replicate Call of Duty if they try (1:09:45)…dies.pdf

EU regulators push back date of their decision on the Microsoft merger (1:13:25)…-deal-2023-03-17/

Microsoft to launch their own mobile app store (1:14:05)…1-b30d-7fa993325018

Canadian judge says EA loot boxes aren’t ‘illegal gambling’, lets deceptive practices claim move forward (1:16:51)…ot-box-lawsuit

Rare’s co-founder now has to lick a 25 year-old BAFTA made of chocolate (1:18:15)…ter-tournament

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