• Jim Sterling

Podquisition 335: Epilatastic


Oh, you thought we were done with skin care?


Games we played this week include: Psychonauts (6:15) BioMutant (8:00) Mass Effect 2 (28:10) Dark Pictures Anthology - House of Ashes (35:30)


News things talked about in this episode: Ubisoft makes wild claims regarding improvements to company culture (41:40) news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/6e…hange-at-ubisoft


Hackers get transphobic error messages into Little Big Planet (50:15) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05…e-recent-attacks


Twitch introducing additional identity tags (53:00) blog.twitch.tv/en/2021/05/26/cel…ith-350-new-tags/


Derided Gucci branded content for Roblox nonetheless explodes in resale value (59:20) www.polygon.com/22446454/gucci-ga…price-marketplace


Roblox rebrands as “not a game” in wake of Epic v. Apple lawsuit devforum.roblox.com/t/re-rename-the…ver-tab/1225357 www.theverge.com/2021/5/14/224360…game-name-change


Skyward Sword HD locks fast travel behind a sold out $25 amiibo. (1:04:10) twitter.com/HeyHeyItMaymay/stat…1396142724718411778


Sony pushing to bring their franchises to phones (1:06:50) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05…ation-franchises


Valve rumored to be releasing a handheld gaming pc (1:07:10) arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/05/ex…rtable-gaming-pc/