Podquisition 335: Epilatastic

05.27.2021 - By Jimquisition

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Games we played this week include:
Psychonauts (6:15)
BioMutant (8:00)
Mass Effect 2 (28:10)
Dark Pictures Anthology - House of Ashes (35:30)

News things talked about in this episode:
Ubisoft makes wild claims regarding improvements to company culture (41:40) https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/6eNE6mnqcXT2qWS2vFWpZV/a-year-of-change-at-ubisoft

Hackers get transphobic error messages into Little Big Planet (50:15)
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05-22-sony-disables-littlebigplanet-servers-due-to-the-severity-of-the-recent-attacks

Twitch introducing additional identity tags (53:00) https://blog.twitch.tv/en/2021/05/26/celebrate-yourself-and-your-community-with-350-new-tags/

Derided Gucci branded content for Roblox nonetheless explodes in resale value (59:20)
https://www.polygon.com/22446454/gucci-garden-experience-roblox-purses-ugc-price-marketplace

Roblox rebrands as “not a game” in wake of Epic v. Apple lawsuit
https://devforum.roblox.com/t/re-rename-the-new-discover-tab/1225357
https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/14/22436014/apple-roblox-epic-fortnite-trial-what-is-game-name-change

Skyward Sword HD locks fast travel behind a sold out $25 amiibo. (1:04:10)
https://twitter.com/HeyHeyItMaymay/status/1396142724718411778

Sony pushing to bring their franchises to phones (1:06:50)
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05-26-sony-exploring-the-mobile-market-with-some-wonderful-playstation-franchises

Valve rumored to be releasing a handheld gaming pc (1:07:10) https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/05/exclusive-valve-is-making-a-switch-like-portable-gaming-pc/

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