4/30 - Humble Bundle Drastically Cuts Donation Levels

Apr 30, 02:00 PM
Around the Monitor's back bringing you the week's hottest gaming news! Topics include: Humble Bundle lowers their donation levels, Bobby Kotick lowers his salary (not really), and Apex Legends gets new modes!

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Show Notes:
00:00 - Intro
1:56 - Trivia: How many days has it been since Mario Party was released
2:51 - Topics
5:46 - Bobby Kotick agrees to cut salary by 50%... kind of
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/activision-blizzard-ceo-bobby-kotick-agrees-to-halve-salary-but-could-yet-earn-more/
9:58 - Surprising nobody, documents leaked showing EA is pushing players to microtransactions
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-04-26-leaked-ea-document-says-fifa-21-is-driving-people-to-loot-boxes
14:13 - Apex Legends adds 3 on 3 mode, will this game become a platform? https://www.gameinformer.com/preview/2021/04/26/apex-legends-season-9-preview-living-on-cloud-nine
18:50 - Humble Bundle isn’t going to be so charitable moving forward
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/04/humble_bundle_will_begin_to_cap_charity_donations_next_month
24:19 - Over 2 years after release, and a year into the pandemic, Mario Party gets an online mode
https://www.ign.com/articles/super-mario-party-gets-new-online-modes-two-years-after-release
30:04 - Super Nintendo World forced to close down due to Pandemic
https://www.ign.com/articles/super-nintendo-world-forced-to-close-as-osaka-heads-back-into-lockdown
34:28 - The Winner is…
36:29 - Closing and Plugs

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