10/29 - Bobby Kotick cuts his own salary and vows to fix Activision

Oct 29, 2021, 02:00 PM

Around the Monitor's back bringing you the week's hottest gaming news! Topics include: Bobby Kotick cuts his own salary and vows to fix Activision, The Nintendo Switch Online's N64 emulation leaves a lot to be desired, and Persona's composer leaves Atlas.

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Timestamps:

00:00 - Intro
2:11 - Trivia: What are the lifetime sales of the Pikmin franchise?
5:16 - Topics
7:51 - The rumored WB fighting game is apparently real!
https://www.ign.com/articles/wb-multiverse-fighting-game-leaked
10:55 - Switch’s N64 emulation under fire for no button remapping and some weird save bullshit
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/switch-onlines-n64-emulation-has-been-met-with-criticism/
17:48 - If you stop playing Far Cry 6, Ubisoft sends you emails taunting you about it
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/lapsed-far-cry-6-players-are-receiving-taunting-emails-from-ubisoft/
22:34 - Timothee Chalamet used to be a gaming youtuber lol
https://www.ign.com/articles/timothee-chalamet-xbox-360-youtube
27:26 - Persona’s composer has left Atlas to make indie games
https://www.ign.com/articles/persona-composer-shoji-meguro-left-atlus-work-on-indie-games
31:55 - Bobby Kotick lowers his salary and promises to address harassment at Activision-Blizzard
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/bobby-kotick-claims-hell-take-minimum-wage-until-activision-blizzard-discrimination-targets-are-met/
36:49 - Activision suspends Blizzcon, planning to reimagine what it could be
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-10-26-activision-blizzard-suspends-blizzcon-planning
41:23 - Ubisoft has finally green-lit a Splinter Cell game
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/a-decade-later-ubisoft-has-finally-greenlit-a-new-splinter-cell-sources-claim/
46:47 - The winner is…
48:13 - Closing and Plugs

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