Podquisition 421: Your Choice of Crabs


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One option seems less desirable. Games we played this week include: Melatonin (5:00) Hades (10:40) Cyberpunk 2077 (19:45) Omaze (38:40) Demon Quest 85 (41:35) Chibi-Robo! (45:25) A Short Hike (51:10) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (46:50) --- News things talked about in this episode: Ubisoft delays Skull & Bones again and ends development on three unannounced games (1:05:35) https://www.gameinformer.com/2023/01/11/ubisoft-cancels-three-unannounced-games-skull-and-bones-delayed-again Beyond Good & Evil 2 allegedly still in development despite other cuts at Ubisoft (1:09:50) https://www.eurogamer.net/beyond-good-evil-2-still-in-development-ubisoft-insists Ubisoft stock plummets, Yves pressures staff to take responsibility (1:13:40) https://kotaku.com/ubisoft-skull-bones-delay-assassins-creed-far-cry-cuts-1849975925 Workers being called to strike at Ubisoft Paris (1:15:25) https://twitter.com/SolInfoJeuVideo/status/1615263954955116546 Activision acquisition now coming under fire from Google, Nvidia (1:18:55) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-01-12/google-nvidia-express-concerns-to-ftc-about-microsoft-s-activision-deal The EU has their own antitrust concerns about Microsoft acquiring ABK (1:20:15) https://www.reuters.com/technology/microsoft-faces-eu-antitrust-warning-over-activision-deal-sources-2023-01-16/ The Bored Ape game is hilariously convoluted and bad (1:22:00) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7LiVBCZ69Q --- Buy official Jimquisition merchandise from the Jimporium at thejimporium.com Find Laura at LauraKBuzz on Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, and Patreon. All her content goes on LauraKBuzz.com, and you can catch Access-Ability on YouTube every Friday. Follow Conrad at ConradZimmerman on Twitter and check out his Patreon (patreon.com/fistshark). You can also peruse his anti-capitalist propaganda at pinfultruth.com.

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