Episode 93: Steam Deck, SWOLED, and Other Nonsense Words (News Show)

July 18, 2021

Big deals, new hardware, and a lot of platform chat fill our second episode this weekend. Highlights: Google’s pay-for-play plan, Sony drawing indie ire, Switch OLED, and the “Gabe Gear.”

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  • [00:01:20] – NPD for June 2021
  • [00:09:18] – Remedy and 505 renew their deal for more Control games
  • [00:15:29] – Konami signs development deals with Tencent and Bloober Team
  • [00:19:39] – Humble confirms permanent shifts to charity “sliders”
  • [00:26:32] – Stadia shifts partner payments to pay-for-play
  • [00:38:44] – Indies share grievances with Sony
  • [00:56:30] – Switch OLED and Steam Deck discussion


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