Episode 11 – The Gaming Times, They are a-Changin’
Microtransactions and loot boxes have been plaguing the video game industry for years now, but we’re reaching a tipping point. Are loot boxes gambling and should therefore be under government oversight? Shea and Kyle discuss both sides of the argument, while also touching on what they’ve been playing, watching, and reading. Most importantly, Shea needs your recommendations on what game to play next.
- South Park: The Fractured But Whole
- Destiny 2
- The Evil Within 2
- Life is Strange: Before the Storm
- Fallout 4
Movies and TV
- Blade Runner 2049
- DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
Books and Comics
- Star Wars: Han Solo
- Trailer for New Mutants.
- Trailer for Black Panther.
- Trailer for The Punisher.
- We finally get a title for the upcoming Han Solo movie, and it isn’t very clever.
This episode’s “Hate of the Week” belongs to video game publishers trying to find ways to take advantage of gamers via microtransactions.
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