5/21 - EA is Looking to be Acquired?

May 21, 02:00 PM

Around the Monitor is back with the weeks hottest gaming news, including: EA is looking to be acquired, PlayStation CEO says unfortunate things, and Activision's diversity metric debacle.

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Show notes: 
00:00 - Intro
2:03 - What is the highest reviewed Sonic game on Metacritic?
5:02 - Topics
7:32 - Square Enix sells off Crystal Dynamix and Eidos Montreal to Embracer for $300M
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-05-02-embracer-acquires-crystal-dynamics-eidos-montreal-and-square-enix-montreal-for-usd300m
23:03 - Activision’s diversity metric debacle 
28:13 - Xbox announces Starfield and Redfall delayed out of 2022, how bad is this for Xbox?
https://www.polygon.com/23070404/xbox-starfield-redfall-delays-analysis
33:33 - PlayStation reveals game lineup for its new PlayStation Plus
https://www.polygon.com/23074740/ps-plus-extra-deluxe-premium-ps2-ps3-psp-games-list 
41:04 - PlayStation boss, Jim Ryan, says to “respect both sides,” on abortion debate https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-12/sony-playstation-staff-fume-over-ceo-s-abortion-comments
47:20 - Fall Guys will go free to play, launch on Xbox & Switch, and have level builder!
https://kotaku.com/fall-guys-free-to-play-release-date-nintendo-switch-1848933949
52:29 - The Winner is…
56:06 - Closing and Plugs

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