• James Stephanie Sterling

Podquisition 406: Lucozade Lifestyle


Our secret agenda is laid bare.


Games we played this week include: Dreamlight Valley (16:00) Return to Monkey Island (22:00) BioShock 2 (30:30) FRANKEN (35:05) The Binding of Isaac (37:00) Trombone Champ (38:00) Middle Earth: Shadow of War (39:25)

News things talked about in this episode:

Activision Blizzard found to have withheld raises from unionizing workers www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2…-raises-nlrb/


Key writers and artists on Disco Elysium were quietly pushed out of ZA/UM last year (47:55) www.eurogamer.net/disco-elysium-de…ft-involuntarily


PC ports of PlayStation titles will arrive at least a year after console release (57:05) www.videogameschronicle.com/news/playst…ice-titles/


Stadia is dead (1:00:10) blog.google/products/stadia/mes…streaming-strategy/


Saudi Arabia wants to own a major game publisher (1:04:50) www.eurogamer.net/saudi-arabia-is-…r-game-publisher


Tencent now wants controlling interest in game companies outside of China (1:05:35) www.reuters.com/markets/deals/ten…urces-2022-10-01/


Beyond Good & Evil 2 has now been in development longer than Duke Nukem Forever was (1:06:50) www.eurogamer.net/beyond-good-evil…t-in-development