Podquisition 416: Rollin’ with Roiland


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Aw geez. Games we played this week include: High on Life (5:45) Yum Tum Cookstar (28:55) Clumsy Rush Ultimate Guys (33:15) Armored Core IV (37:25) Crisis Core Reunion (43:05) Potion Craft (54:00) Octopath Traveler (1:04:25) --- News things talked about in this episode: Twitch drops anti-LGBTQ hate group from its list of supportable charities (1:07:00) https://www.eurogamer.net/twitch-removes-hate-group-from-approved-charities-following-backlash Activision countersues California Civil Rights Department, implies collusion with unions and media (1:10:20) https://www.axios.com/2022/12/08/activision-lawsuit-california-civil-rights-department FTC files to block Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard (1:15:10) https://www.eurogamer.net/ftc-suing-to-block-microsofts-69bn-activision-blizzard-acquisition Phil Spencer accuses Sony of attempting to grow by eating Microsoft’s dinner (1:20:10) https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/phil-spencer-claims-playstation-wants-to-grow-by-making-xbox-smaller/ Microsoft reportedly offered to allow Call of Duty on PlayStation Plus to appease Sony and regulators (1:23:00) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-12/microsoft-s-offer-to-sony-for-call-of-duty-includes-subscription-service#xj4y7vzkg Indie dev sued by publisher after discouraging players from buying game, defacing Steam page (1:25:25) https://www.eurogamer.net/indie-dev-suggests-players-dont-buy-his-game-as-the-relationship-with-their-publisher-has-dissolved Days Gone director attributes his failures to ‘woke’ critics (1:30:45) https://www.eurogamer.net/days-gone-wasnt-a-hit-because-reviewers-were-too-woke-director-claims --- 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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