• Jim Sterling

Podquisition 374: Vampire Wine


A not-so-subtle blend.


Games we played this week include: Nintendo Switch Sports (10:55) Infernax (17:10) Dying Light 2 (19:55) A Little to the Left (22:40) RoboQuest (26:35) Skul: The Hero Slayer (31:50) Pokémon Legends Arceus (38:30) Horizon: Forbidden West (39:10) Pinball Heroes (40:20)

News things talked about in this episode: Activision Blizzard’s lawyers paint union members as “footloose and fancy free” (44:35) twitter.com/_TechJess/status/1496136624358494208


Accusations made against Activision Blizzard for union-busting practices at Raven Software (47:45) www.polygon.com/22939657/activisi…nion-nlrb-hearing


Bobby Kotick has been covertly funding Republicans through businesses (53:35) www.nme.com/news/gaming-news/ac…ican-causes-3164956


Rainbow Six tournament in UAE, where homosexuality is illegal, is canceled (58:40) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-02…ent-in-abu-dhabi


Ubisoft hints in earnings call that it may be open to a buyout (1:00:00) www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-…ll-go-it-alone


The Street Fighter 6 logo bears striking similarity to a stock image (1:07:00) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-02…ator-wants-a-cut


Platinum Games takes hard stance against NFTs (1:09:50) www.videogameschronicle.com/features/in…games-2022/


Nintendo is closing the 3DS and Wii U eShops (1:10:40) www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-02…nd-in-march-2023