The Jimquisition: The Joykilling Culture Of ‘AAA’ Games

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We Happy Few has slowly transformed since it first arrived on Early Access, but its latest metamorphosis was sudden and jarring – it’s a “AAA” game now.

Gearbox acquiring the title, and the effect it’s had on the game, demonstrate that “AAA” is not so much about the funds or the studio, but about the culture.

Now take your Joy, and appreciate that I’m Undertale canon.

Bonus Content: Fuck Konami News

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The Jimquisition: Shadow Of More Dollars

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Oh sorry, did you think we were NOT going to look at microtransactions coming to Shadow of War?

Did you think the appearance of loot boxes for a single-player game would escape my Sauronesque eye?

Did you really think I’d not take EVERY opportunity to bash something Warner Bros. has done?

If you don’t know me by now…

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Podquisition Episode 142: A Trail Of Blood And Spunk

I didn’t wanna call today’s episode what it is. You can thank Gav and Splatoon 2 for that.

Otherwise, let’s chat about Shadow of War‘s loot boxes, the curse of Hellblade, and how millennials destroyed vinyl LPs.

You can listen/download directly here and get the RSS feed here.

Also, check out Laura Kate at Kotaku UK!

Also also, check out Miracle of Sound’s channel and Patreon page!

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