7/1 - Pokemon GO Developer Facing Layoffs?

Jul 02, 02:00 PM

We're back with the week's hottest gaming news! Topics Include: Pokemon GO developer Niantic facing Layoffs, Riot will Monitor their Voice Chat for Toxicity, and One Man Spent $40k to ask Nintendo why they aren't making F-Zero Games anymore.

00:00 - Intro
1:57 - Trivia: How much money has Fire Emblem Heroes made Nintendo?
4:51 - Topics
14:07 - Riot will monitor voice chat in Valorant for toxic behavior
https://www.ign.com/articles/valorant-monitor-voice-chat-tests-begin-next-month
18:04 - Game Devs in Quebec fear for their jobs over new law mandating French
https://kotaku.com/quebec-bill-96-french-language-law-game-devs-ubisoft-1849120595
25:46 - Master Chief Collection could start adding microtransactions, years after release
https://www.ign.com/articles/halo-master-chief-collection-could-add-microtransactions-soon
28:58 - A man bought $40k of Nintendo stock to ask about F-Zero
https://kotaku.com/nintendo-fan-f-zero-40k-5-million-yen-stock-investor-1849131627
34:00 - QA firm for Cyberpunk 2077 accused of “misleading CD Projekt,” claps back
https://kotaku.com/cyberpunk-2077-bugs-cd-projekt-red-quantic-lab-qa-teste-1849124066
39:22 - Ron Gilbert says he will no longer post about Monkey Island after online harassment
https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/ron-gilbert-will-no-longer-post-about-monkey-island-due-to-personal-attacks/
45:10 - Ubisoft will add sudden forest fires to Riders Republic to draw awareness to climate change
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ubisoft-will-set-its-own-virtual-world-on-fire-to-raise-awareness-for-climate-change/1100-6505046/
49:31 - The Winner is…
50:34 - Closing, and Chris Pratt Impressions