Episode 133: The Video Game Industry Celebrated Pride with a Bear Market (News Show)

Episode 133: The Video Game Industry Celebrated Pride with a Bear Market (News Show)

The Video Game Industry Celebrated Pride with a Bear Market (News Show): The pandemic boon is quickly becoming a memory as inflation, rising prices, and a thin release slate put pressure on developers and publishers. Also: Activision workers list demands for workplace safety, the Communications Workers of America back Microsoft’s Activision acquisition, and Québec may be set to quash its local game scene.

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TIME STAMPS

  • [00:02:16] – Microsoft Matches Epic Games Store Revenue Share on PC
  • [00:11:08] – A Brief Conversation About Inflation, the Cost of Debt, and How the Video Game Industry is being affected
  • [00:18:04] – Investment Interlude
  • [00:29:27] – Quick Hits
  • [00:31:08] – Labor (Activision Workers List Demands, The CWA backs Microsoft’s Activision Acquisition, Quebec Government Puts Squeeze on Video Game Studios, Layoffs)

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