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Episode 649: Activision-Blizzard Sued Again

May 6th, 2022 · No Comments

[This episode has been re-uploaded due to technical issues] Another week, another time that Activision-Blizzard suffers legal issues — in fact, there are lots of legal shenanigans going on. No Gaming Podcast this week in this short episode, while Microsoft Movie Maker has a comeback. This week’s news includes: New York City sues Activision Blizzard, […]

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Episode 640: Spacewar!

February 17th, 2022 · No Comments

This week has a lot of followup to the entire situation with Activision/Blizzard, and also a lot of news items that weren’t a part of the official news feed. In addition, this week’s Gaming Flashback is recognized as the first computer game, Spacewar! The news feed includes: Microsoft is watching Activision/Blizzard to ensure ‘the right […]

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Episode 637: Activision Aftermath

January 27th, 2022 · No Comments

This week, the crew discusses all of the news surrounding Activision/Blizzard after its purchase by Microsoft, and the consensus is that Bobby Kotick is still a slime. Other news includes: Kotick meeting leaves staffers worried Blizzard is making a survival game EA making 3 new Star Wars games Crysis 4 announced Let us know what […]

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Episode 636: Microsoft Buys Activision/Blizzard

January 19th, 2022 · No Comments

The title about says it all. Microsoft has straight up purchased Activision/Blizzard — in cash, no less — and while it’ll take til September 2023 to get everything sorted, probably, it’s one of the biggest shakeups in the history of videogames. Meanwhile, T.J. is still salty over Vicarious Visions developing Diablo II: Resurrected, while the […]

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Episode 635: Munchkin Voice

January 12th, 2022 · No Comments

Technical issue in that the episode was uploaded but for some reason was not downloading on podcast apps, so re-uploading and hopefully this time you guys can download it. This week’s episode deals with the unbelievable bullcrap going on in the industry, from NFTs to sexual harrassment to the ESA’s incompetence. The news items: Lego […]

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Episode 632: Bobby Kotick Is Terrible

December 1st, 2021 · No Comments

This week comments on the crapshow that is going on with most of the third party publishers. That, and some updates to games that people really care about. The news includes: Bethesda shows another brief tease of Starfield Kotick reportedly says he’ll consider leaving if he can’t fix Activision Blizzard’s culture problems Minecraft 1.18 ‘Caves […]

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Episode 621: Alan Awoke?

August 18th, 2021 · No Comments

Thanks to server issues, this podcast had to be re-uploaded. This week’s news included: A possible Alan Wake 2 is now in “full production” Jesse McCree, Diablo 4 director no longer at Activision-Blizzard Pinhead from Hellraiser is coming to Dead By Daylight (from PC Gamer) Samurai Shodown is getting Baiken from Guilty Gear as a […]

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Episode 528: Back From Disaster

February 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Jonah’s desktop PC finally died completely from irretrievable hardware failure, and this episode was recorded clumsily on his cellphone. Meanwhile, TJ has been enjoying Apex Legends enormously, and gives it a rave review. Otherwise, this week’s news includes: Activision-Blizzard lays off 800 employees World War Z gets an April release date Dragon Quest Builders 2 […]

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Episode 520: Excelsior!

November 15th, 2018 · No Comments

The news cycle has begun to explode, as the holiday season looms and Black Friday in sight. Jonah and TJ get into a heated argument about Destiny 2, to liven up the proceedings after the bummer of Stan Lee’s death. This week’s news include: Obsidian and inXile join Microsoft Studios Stan Lee dies at 95 […]

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Episode 466: Kill This Kitten For Fun

May 10th, 2017 · No Comments

This episode continues to have some audio issues thanks to Jonah leaving his expensive headset back in Los Angeles, forcing him to use his iPad once again as a mic. However, this week’s episode is chock full of game goodness. This week’s episode includes the following news items: Dragon Quest XI battle system further detailed […]

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