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Virtual Economy

Dec 6, 2022

Brad Wildes, CEO of video game accessories maker PDP, joins us to discuss the company’s recent rebrand and the complicated process of reshaping your brand identity.

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Nov 28, 2022

Indie Megabooth founder and 1UP Ventures partner Kelly Wallick joins us to discuss how studios can access equity funding and what they should know before pitching.

In this conversation, we discuss the different types of funding, what different rounds of funding typically mean, and how venture capital works. If you’ve...


Nov 23, 2022

A NetEase exec has pulled no punches after the Chinese giant’s Blizzard relationship hits the skids. Also: NPD spending report for October 2022, Embracer group earnings and reorganization, more on Microsoft’s plans to acquire Activision, new studio announcements, and more!

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Nov 13, 2022

We’re SO close to the end of earnings season. This week: Square Enix, Nintendo, Take-Two, Unity (and a discussion about that brutal Bloomberg expose about CEO John Riccitiello). Also: Strange happenings at Studio ZA/UM, Remedy details Control 2 publishing deal, the EU gets prickly about Microsoft’s proposed...


Nov 2, 2022

With Microsoft and Sony falling short on subscriptions, is our future still an all-you-can-eat buffet? Also: Earnings for Microsoft, Sony, Capcom, Paradox, Remedy, and Sega; Embracer shutters recently acquired and rebranded Studio Onoma, and Marvel Snaps up huge mobile revenue.

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