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Virtual Economy

Jan 31, 2021

It’s been one week since Reddit memefied GameStop’s stock. We break down what’s happened, how Wall Street is closing ranks, and why it all could hurt retirement investors. We also discuss Activision’s anti-diversity moves, EA’s new Skate studio, Epic Games Store’s big 2020, Microsoft and Capcom earnings, and...

Jan 23, 2021

GameStop stock jumped 80% as Redditors threw down with a short-seller analyst firm. We also discuss the Xbox Live price hike, Vicarious Visions’ new home at Blizzard, the EU fining Valve and five publishers, and more.


  • [00:01:37] - MGI purchases KingsIsle Entertainment
  • [00:08:53] - Opera purchases YoYo...

Jan 16, 2021

Lucasfilm Games is back, and we’re discussing what it all means. We also chat about GameStop’s holiday sales, December 2020 NPD, Steam’s year in review, Riot and Bungie going for the jugular in a lawsuit against a cheat app maker, the Moonrise Fund, 2020’s huge year of investment deals, and more Cyberpunk...

Jan 9, 2021

New year. New season. Virtual Economy is back with a news-filled show covering more Cyberpunk 2077, Raw Fury dropping lots of business documents, our trends predictions for the year, Tencent’s takeover of Leyou, Nintendo’s Next Level Games purchase, and more.


  • [00:01:40] Cyberpunk 2077 sales and share...