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Virtual Economy

Aug 10, 2020

It’s a Megasode! We dive into Activision, Nintendo, and Square Enix earnings, discuss the White House’s executive order targeting Tencent, and dish on the latest news. Next gen is heating up as Sony drops some more details about PS5 and accessory compatibility, Microsoft faces an uphill battle to get xCloud on iOS,...


Aug 5, 2020

It’s a whopper of an earnings show, as we dive deep into EA, Take-Two, Capcom, and Sony earnings. If you love numbers, prepare to fall in love with… more numbers! There are some trends emerging, as the industry reports big growth amid the pandemic. However, some CEOs are preparing for recession, while others...


Aug 1, 2020

Roblox will pay $250 million to creators of user-generated content on its platform. Most of those user-developers are young people. We discuss Roblox’s business model, its huge growth, and its problems with protecting kids. Other topics include: Private Division’s new deals with three great indie studios, Rocket...


Jul 29, 2020

It’s time for another earnings show! Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot faced a barrage of questions about the company’s culture of assault and abuse during the most recent earnings call. If you need to skip over this part of the show, our conversation about Ubisoft’s abusive work environment begins at 33:00 and ends at...


Jul 18, 2020

Microsoft has laid out its philosophy for the coming generation, and it starts with a foundation of inclusivity. As the company gears up for next gen, it has also made changes in its product line that set the stage for new hardware and service offerings. Other topics include a deep dive into the GDC State of the...