Podquisition 408: Silicone Babies


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So lifelike. Games we played this week include: Stories of Blossom (9:10) Scorn (12:30) Cryohazard (28:50) Alice is Missing (32:45) A Plague Tale: Requiem (38:35) Vampire Survivors (46:45) Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard (52:35) --- News things talked about in this episode: Bayonetta performer Helena Taylor raises controversy over voice actor pay (1:01:40) https://www.theguardian.com/games/2022/oct/18/an-insult-video-game-voice-actors-speak-out-to-demand-fair-pay https://www.eurogamer.net/bayonetta-3-voice-actress-jennifer-hale-asks-fans-to-be-kinder-following-abuse Streamer Adriana Chechik breaks back jumping into foam pit at TwitchCon (1:07:45) https://www.eurogamer.net/streamer-who-broke-back-at-twitchcon-out-of-hospital-following-second-surgery Netflix considering expansion into game streaming (1:13:30) https://techcrunch.com/2022/10/18/netflix-to-expand-into-cloud-gaming-opens-new-studio-in-southern-california/ Activision only requiring phone verification for PC players of Call of Duty (1:15:25) https://www.callofduty.com/blog/2022/10/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-II-warzone-ricochet-anti-cheat-open-beta-recap Diablo quality assurance testers will have unionization vote (1:16:30) https://kotaku.com/blizzard-albany-qa-testers-diablo-iv-union-activision-1849674924 Nintendo settles with former QA worker, must post notification of worker rights in office (1:17:40) https://www.tweaktown.com/news/88846/microsoft-reveals-how-much-money-game-pass-actually-makes/index.html Apex Legends introduces trans woman, Catalyst, as latest character addition (1:19:35) https://www.gamesradar.com/new-apex-legends-character-catalyst-is-an-out-and-proud-transgender-woman/ Pilot for Kingdom Hearts animated series leaked by director following heart attack (1:20:45) https://www.vg247.com/kingdom-hearts-tv-pilot-shared-online Nintendo putting the squeeze on boobs in the eShop (1:21:05) https://www.vg247.com/nintendo-is-cracking-down-on-risque-content-on-the-eshop --- 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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