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Episode 96 | Regulatory Warfare

We’re back!

Jon and Nick are joined by OnebadMutha and producer Jesse in tow, as they give their takes on all things gaming. Beyond the weeks general news, we of course dive into the big blog post that sure was “definitive” about Xbox’s plans for Activision/Blizzard/King.

Jump in!

Timestamps:

00:00:00 – Going live
00:10:40 – Intro
00:11:16 – Hi everyone!
00:12:23 – What have we been playing/doing/watching?
00:16:40 – Crossfire X…sheesh
00:18:55 – Superchat
00:20:00 – Shannon Loftis retiring
00:23:12 – Jon Cartwright fooled us all
00:24:12 – Nintendo Direct
00:26:45 – Superchats
00:27:55 – Lord of the Rings rights are up for purchase
00:32:06 – TMNT Shredder’s Revenge announced for Xbox
00:34:54 – Community Question #1 – Cayde4Ever: Why do people want Xbox to buy LotR IP?
00:37:03 – Star Wars tangent
00:38:46 – Community question #2 – DirtyFlint: Do you guys like Star Wars?
00:43:50 – Minecraft Dungeons reaches 15 million players
00:45:58 – Jon tells a ridiculously pointless story about his kid getting in trouble
00:49:05 – Community Question #3 – Mort: What do you think of Crossfire X?
00:50:14 – Grounded hits 10 million players
00:52:16#FreeSikamikanicoJr
00:53:16 – Phil wants Starfield to be the most played Bethesda game ever!
01:00:00 – Scalebound
01:04:42 – Let’s talk Acitivision and Call of Duty Exclusivity, regulators, blog posts and CNBC Interviews 01:44:40 – Patron Shout
01:45:13 – Community Question #4 – PoderickPayne: Props to Jon for his handling of the forum drama 01:47:52 – Community Question #5 – Andre4983: Thoughts on the Acti/CoD stuff
02:06:40 – CommunityQuestion #6 – Soulblazers: What did they mean by “popular games”?
02:07:35 – Community Question #7 – BrightestSun: The effects of the Activision acquisition
02:23:51 – Rumour Mill
02:29:27 – Martha is Dead censored on PlayStation
02:31:41 – Remaining Community Questions
02:32:06 – Community Question #8 – DeoGame: Will there be studio/IP sharing between XGS/Bethesda/Activision?
02:33:41 – Community Question #9 – NierlyCrazy: Thoughts on Scalebound sitch (refer 01:00:00)
02:34:03 – Community Question #10 – Phalaxis: Something positive that happened to you?
02:37:00 – Tangent about Horror movies and gore
02:39:00 – Community Question #11 – Morventhus: Rocket League, Microphones and Podcast Guests 02:45:15 – Community Question #12 – Creaky Legs: How do you prepare your tea and coffee?
02:51:14 – Community Question #13 – Cerys: Have you ever spent a day off cleaning?
02:56:08 – Community Question #14 – Good Old Collingwood: Favourite chocolate?
03:01:50 – Community Question #15 – BigHappa: Could Xbox have a Nintendo like gaming universe? 03:11:00 – Wrapping up
03:16:25 – Ciao for now! (despite Nick’s best efforts)

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Jon "Sikamikanico" Clarke

Follow me on Twitter @_sikamikanico_ UK Based- Father of two, wishes he could play more games but real life always gets in the way. Halo is my jam.

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