• Jim Sterling

Podquisition 373: Order of Operations

One, then two? Two, then one?

Games we played this week include: Horizon: Forbidden West (2:55) Infernax (16:25) Dreamscaper (27:15) Pokémon Legends: Arceus (34:05) God of War (39:05)

News things talked about in this episode: Microsoft suggests they’re only going to keep the good employees at Activision Blizzard (41:30) www.videogameschronicle.com/news/micros…cquisition/

Roblox has a sexual content problem, along with being a predatory child labor engine (43:25) www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-60314572

Ubisoft isn’t doing a damn thing in terms of the demands of its workers (44:45) twitter.com/ABetterUbisoft/stat…1493231476980293636

Team17’s NFT push has pushed employees to push back on company direction (50:15) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-02…ast-weeks-report

Ubisoft internal discussion of NFT project got considerable negative feedback from staff (54:00) www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/20…chain-initiative