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Virtual Economy

Jan 18, 2022

We’re talking about Microsoft’s planned purchase of Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion.

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Jan 17, 2022

We’re back for the start of Season 3 with some trends chat from Steam’s Best of 2021 report, PSVR2, the latest labor news, and a whole lot of acquisitions to discuss (Embracer, Take-Two, and Tencent took some big swings). And we need to talk about E3...

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Dec 14, 2021

It’s our last show of 2021! This week: The Game Awards, GameStop earnings take a fall, a big labor update, November NPD, and more.

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Dec 5, 2021

Take-Two doesn’t want anyone to trademark anything that includes the words “Rockstar” or “Take” or “Two” in a trademark dispute overreach. Also: A big labor update (Activision, Ubisoft, Sony, Microsoft), CD Projekt and EG7 earnings, Tencent in trouble at home, and Marty O’Donnell’s big mea culpa.

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Nov 22, 2021

Excellent reporting from the Wall Street Journal and others have further exposed Activision’s c-suite crisis, as Microsoft and Sony call Bobby Kotick to account. Also: Embracer Group, Paradox, and Thunderful earnings and a FAFO award!

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