Podquisition 345: Give Us A Boost, Would Ya?


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But for God’s sake, wash your filthy hands. Games we played this week include: The Great Ragtime Show (8:35) Cooking Mama Cookstar (16:45) The Evil Within 2 (23:30) Train Simulator (30:10) Castle Crashers (32:50) Samurai Warriors 5 (34:55) Neo: The World Ends With You (41:30) News things talked about in this episode: More Activision/Blizzard, More Problems (37:30) https://www.vice.com/amp/en/article/7kvm8g/activision-it-worker-secretly-filmed-colleagues-in-office-bathroom https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-31-more-activision-blizzard-allegations-emerge-as-former-dev-calls-for-industry-unionisation https://kotaku.com/activistion-blizzard-faces-second-lawsuit-over-first-la-1847415904 https://kotaku.com/blizzard-president-j-allen-brack-is-stepping-down-1847412696 https://kotaku.com/what-really-happened-at-that-blizzcon-panel-according-1847408469 But we haven’t forgotten about Ubisoft (53:40) https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-28-ubisoft-employees-sign-open-letter-slamming-managements-empty-promises-following-last-years-toxic-work-culture-allegations Maybe unions are a good idea? (56:25) https://www.wowhead.com/news/employees-form-abk-workers-alliance-send-new-letter-to-kotick-and-activision-323658 -- 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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