• Jim Sterling

Podquisition 397: Landlords Are Petty Dictators

It's not enough to just have power over someone's life.

Games we played this week include: Stray (15:45) Multiversus (22:35) Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (38:50) Vampire Survivors (46:55) Frogun (51:30) LIVE A LIVE (54:00)

News things talked about in this episode: First hints of what Disco Elysium devs are doing found in job listings (54:50) www.eurogamer.net/disco-elysium-de…-and-video-games

Former Xbox exec Peter Moore says Microsoft encouraged console wars (55:50) www.ign.com/articles/xbox-encou…le-wars-peter-moore

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is latest first-party Nintendo release to leak in advance of release (58:00) www.eurogamer.net/xenoblade-chroni…e-switch-release

Resident Evil Village getting accessibility update, but third-person mode pushed to paid DLC (59:10) www.eurogamer.net/resident-evil-vi…te-alongside-dlc

Ubisoft’s failure to address their issues is making them worse (1:01:05) www.eurogamer.net/a-year-later-a-b…ds-have-been-met

Rockstar has finally made some changes to work culture (1:07:45) www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/20…mployee-backlash

Last of Us Part 1 remake includes audio descriptions of cutscenes for visually impaired players (1:06:05) kotaku.com/the-last-of-us-part…laystati-1849320167

Sony expresses concern over Microsoft acquisition of Activision, specifically Call of Duty (1:08:45) www.eurogamer.net/sony-doesnt-soun…maker-activision

Diablo Immortal player spends so much the game becomes unplayable for them (1:12:00) www.eurogamer.net/diablo-immortal-…o-matchmake-with