Episode 66: How A Daytrader Reddit War Made GameStop the Biggest News of the Week (News Show)

Episode 66: How A Daytrader Reddit War Made GameStop the Biggest News of the Week (News Show)

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.

TIME STAMPS

  • [00:01:37] – MGI purchases KingsIsle Entertainment
  • [00:08:53] – Opera purchases YoYo Games
  • [00:14:05] – Team17 acquires Blacklight Interactive
  • [00:17:01] – Tencent makes significant investment in Klei
  • [00:20:59] – Steam, five publishers fined by EU for geoblocking
  • [00:31:14] – Quick Hits
  • [00:45:55] – Listener Question from Pauleto G
  • [01:00:16] – Resident Evil Showcase
  • [01:13:33] – Vicarious Visions folded into Activision Blizzard
  • [01:19:50] – CD Projekt facing a second investor lawsuit
  • [01:23:15] – Microsoft faces backlash over (and swiftly retracts) Xbox Live price hike
  • [01:35:54] – GameStop’s wacky week and short squeezin’

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