• James Stephanie Sterling

Podquisition 394: Industrial Fan

This podcast is too damned hot.

Games we played this week include: Unplugged (11:30) The Thing (15:00) Resident Evil 4 VR (21:00) Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series (24:45) Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak (27:30) Vampire Survivors (31:00) Satisfactory (34:00) Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (34:55) Kill.Switch (37:00) TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge (38:40) The Quarry (39:25) Spirit Hunters: Infinite Horde (41:10)

News things talked about in this episode: Bayonetta 3 will have nudity options (49:00) www.polygon.com/23206846/bayonett…de-nudity-options

Developer blasts NFTs at convention panel on stage paid for by NFT companies (51:40) www.pcgamer.com/developer-turns-f…ckchain-sponsors/

Ubisoft promises it’s only taking your DLC away after Ass Creed Liberation debacle on Steam (55:00) www.eurogamer.net/assassins-creed-…e-from-september

Photo of Hideo Kojima claimed to be of Shinzo Abe assassin finds its way into media (56:45) kotaku.com/shinzo-abe-assassin…onfusion-1849157839

Convention organizer ReedPop to take over management of E3 in 2023 (59:10) www.eurogamer.net/reedpop-is-helpi…-e3-back-in-2023

Activision-Blizzard employees plan another walkout demanding support for civil liberties (1:03:10) www.eurogamer.net/activision-blizz…of-our-employees

Monopoly regulators in Britain now examining Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard (1:07:22) www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-…rd-acquisition

Studio Canal films dropped from PlayStation Store in some regions, revoking licenses from purchasers (1:08:05) www.eurogamer.net/purchased-studio…tria-and-germany

Electronic Arts alerts people to leaked version of Skate, politely asks people not to download it (1:10:05) www.ea.com/games/skate/news/an…pdate-from-the-team