November 5, 2019

SVP024 - They Made Us Get Off Our Couch

Chris and Corey share their thoughts on The Outer Worlds, dropping out of Magic the Gathering Invitation Qualifiers, Bioware looses ANOTHER director, Kotaku's future, and what is possibly the greatest protest slogan of our time.

  1. Chad Robertson leaves Anthem for good

    1. https://twitter.com/crobertson_atx/status/1189913109735051269
    2. https://twitter.com/anthemgame/status/1190052525673631744
    3. https://twitter.com/crobertson_atx/status/1124123772267782144
    4. https://twitter.com/BenIrvo/status/1162042498140819456?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gameinformer.com%2F2019%2F08%2F15%2Fanthem-lead-ben-irving-leaves-bioware
    5. http://blog.bioware.com/2019/09/05/september-update/
  2. The Greatest Protest Slogan Ever
    1. https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/blizzard/23185888/regarding-last-weekend-s-hearthstone-grandmasters-tournament
    2. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019-11-01-blizzard-ceo-apologises-for-hearthstone-hong-kong-controversy
    3. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019-11-01-blizzard-apology-does-not-silence-protestors-at-blizzcon-2019
    4. https://twitter.com/Clert/status/1190382774248599553?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1190382774248599553&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eurogamer.net%2Farticles%2F2019-11-01-blizzard-apology-does-not-silence-protestors-at-blizzcon-2019
    5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaa3O3IT97I
  3. Amazon and Nintendo Tries Killing Small Businesses [UPDATED]
    1. https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20943772/amazon-marketplace-nintendo-deal-used-retro-games-consoles-counterfeit
  4. Kotaku May Be On the Chopping Block
    1. https://twitter.com/gmgunion/status/1188969199835779073
    2. https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/1189243875329789952
    3. https://twitter.com/stephentotilo/status/1189284822272872448
    4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G/O_Media
    5. https://www.thedailybeast.com/go-media-tells-deadspin-staff-in-leaked-memo-stick-to-sports?via=twitter_page
    6. https://twitter.com/barry/status/1189224064788979712
    7. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/29/business/media/deadspin-editor-fired.html
    8. https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/1188900579977891847
    9. https://twitter.com/gmgunion/status/1188968816858021888
    10. https://twitter.com/i/events/1189344868893478912
  5. Bethesda and Zenimax forced to refund consumers
    1. https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/zenimax-to-refund-consumers-for-the-fallout-76-game?fbclid=IwAR3EYotW1ajN1j-ZO5mgSFxlNKs2UTrJ2gjCAWrsN9JKZoVranUropOkseg
    2. https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/dpn0fj/way_to_go_bethesda_create_a_limited_time_event/
    3. https://www.vg247.com/2019/10/28/fallout-76-fallout-1st-players-targeted-grief/
    4. https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/dnidl0/fallout_1st_players_are_being_targeted_in/
  6. Bethesda to Paywall more content for Fallout First
    1. http://mmogfails.blogspot.com/2019/10/more-utility-items-coming-soon-to.html
    2. http://mmogfails.blogspot.com/2019/11/no-fallout-1st-players-arent-getting.html
    3. https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/dq5gpo/bam_it_took_a_year_to_get_this_refund_thanks_accc/

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