S3E4 - The Good, The Bad, & The Not So Ugly
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February 24, 2019
Welcome to Season 3 Episode 4 of the All Things Geekery Podcast – The Good, The Bad, & The Not So Ugly In this episode, we will talk about Activision/Blizzard and the recent job layoffs that happened. We will also discuss some really exciting news that came from Nintendo regarding their Nintendo Direct. We will delve into a new movie announcement that has us excited, and finally, we will wrap up the podcast by talking about our first impressions regarding Anthem. Show Notes Activision/Blizzard Blizzard - the tale of a company that has become a monster governed by executives and not developers 800 employees laid off even though Activision/Blizzard made a profit for last year At the same time, big bonuses were seen given to CEO Bobby Kotick and CFO Dennis Durkin With this information alone the anger at Activision has shot up But….this was not completely without forewarning - Key thing being the split from Bungie A lot of Activision studios (not just gaming studios - marketing, people relations) were supporting…