• James Stephanie Sterling

Podquisition 363: Ghosts of Flavor

Updated: Dec 13, 2021

Seltzer is nonsense.

Games we played this week include: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond (10:55) Gunfire Reborn (15:35) Kill It With Fire (21:50) Dauntless (23:40) The Binding of Isaac: Repentance (27:30) Mindscanners (30:10) Paradise Lost (37:05) Space Warlord Organ Simulator (41:10) Lawn Mowing Simulator (45:35) Townscaper (46:50)

News things talked about in this episode: Former Activision Blizzard employee comes forward in press conference (48:20) kotaku.com/sexually-harassed-a…holds-pr-1848180146

Walkout staged at Raven software following QA layoffs (51:50) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12…s-in-the-qa-team

State treasurers getting involved in Activision Blizzard (56:35) www.axios.com/state-treasurers-p…-39e0e13419de.html

PlayStation exec fired after amateur pedophilia sting (1:00:05) www.cnet.com/tech/gaming/sony-t…phile-sting-video/

Ubisoft acknowledges their handling of workplace abuse has damaged trust in them (1:02:30) www.axios.com/ubisoft-workplace-…-6e6d7ca36816.html

Ubisoft details first steps toward NFT integration in Ghost Recon Breakpoint (1:09:40) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12…rm-for-aaa-games

Voice acting studio OMUK agrees to union contract protecting workers (1:17:40) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12…working-in-games

Retail release of Halo Infinite unplayable for several hours after release due to online update (1:20:15) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12…ou-have-the-disc

Pokémon Shining Pearl already beaten by speedrunners in 15 minutes (1:22:25) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12…-only-15-minutes