Apr 25, 2022
QA workers at Activision-owned Raven Software have been given the go-ahead from the NLRB to unionize. Also: Hardware supply continues to be challenging according to latest NPD report, Nintendo is facing its own labor issues, and Sony scores a partial victory in court.
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Apr 19, 2022
It’s a rapid-fire episode, filled with nerdy chats about pen-and-paper RPGs, which $1-$2B company Jack Tretton is going to eat in a “SPACquisition”, and Gov. Gavin Newsom selling out workers for Activision.
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Apr 16, 2022
Chelsea Blasko returns to Virtual Economy to discuss Iron Galaxy’s expansion into Tennessee and the studio’s ongoing commitment to a healthy workplace.
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Apr 8, 2022
In our first of three bonus episodes from GDC 2022, we’re joined
by Odin Law’s Brandon Huffman and DLA Piper’s Ryan Black and Tyson
Gratton to discuss labor issues, acquisitions, and the massive
legal issues with the “play-to-earn” concept pushed by blockchain
and NFT enthusiasts.
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Apr 3, 2022
We’re back from GDC and we have a lot to discuss. This week: PlayStation Plus gets a makeover, Bobby Kotick’s buddies accused of insider trading, indie studio bad behavior in the spotlight, and Sony’s own labor issues mount as more women come forward.
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