9/3 - Let's Talk About #ADayOffTwitch

Sep 03, 02:00 PM

Around the Monitor's back bringing you the week's hottest gaming news! Topics include: #ADayOffTwitch lower's the platform's numbers by nearly 25%, Activision Blizzard is obstructing evidence in its trial, and Yakuza may cease to exist very shortly!

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Time Codes:00:00 - Intro
2:28 - Trivia: How many characters are confirmed for Nickelodeon's All-Star Brawl?
3:58 - Topics
6:18 - Activision Blizzard accused of supressing evidence in discrimination lawsuit
https://www.polygon.com/22641099/activision-blizzard-dfeh-gender-discrimination-lawsuit-amendment 
12:34 - NetEase is in final negotiations to poach Yakuza creator from Sega, will this kill the franchise?
https://www.ign.com/articles/netease-reportedly-final-negotiations-poach-yakuza-creator-toshihiro-nagoshi
18:48 - Xbox to show “exclusive news” at Tokyo Game Show. https://www.ign.com/articles/tokyo-game-show-2021-schedule-includes-xbox-showcase-with-exclusive-news
22:49 - Naughty Dog leaders spoke about crunch, saying there is “No one solution.”
https://www.ign.com/articles/naughty-dog-leaders-discuss-crunch-tlou2
29:34 - Marvel’s Midnight Suns had a gameplay reveal, and it’s… divisive.
https://www.ign.com/articles/marvel-midnight-suns-gameplay-reveal-premiere-tactical-rpg
35:22 - Halo Infinite will drop December 8th with no campaign Coop or Forge mode
https://www.polygon.com/22634459/halo-infinite-no-campaign-co-op-forge-at-launch
43:05 - #ADayOffTwitch lowered viewer totals from 4.5 million to 3.5 million
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-09-02-twitch-streamers-adayofftwitch-protest-hits-platform-viewer-totals
51:42 - More high profile departures from Twitch to YouTube https://www.polygon.com/22652550/timthetatman-leaves-twitch-for-youtube-exclusive
54:07 - The Winner Is…
56:10 - Closing and Plugs