Ep. 10: Discussing Our Dissertations

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2kh2y-1020fc5

On this week’s show, we talk (maybe too long) about Sony and Microsoft’s recent financial reports, lament being too poor to “buy games when they’re new if you like them,” chat about what we’ve been playing (the Resident Evil Village Castle demo *drool*, Tender, Planet Zoo, Fallout: New Vegas), and we discuss each of our respective dissertations (see show notes for titles).

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00:00:21: Boom. Bella purrs, right off the bat

00:02:25: Sony and Microsoft’s respective financial reports

00:13:33: PlayStation Plus’s May games and overall offerings

00:16:43: [Mreow]

00:17:10: Super Mario Party gets online play

00:20:00: Cyberpunk 2077 gets a new patch and Tab is hopeful

00:22:22: Mortal Kombaaaaaaaaaat is released. We want to see it

00:26:32: The “you should buy games at full price if you like them” debacle

00:30:58: Joey plays the Resident Evil Village Castle demo and some Fallout: New Vegas

00:35:39: We both play a lil indie game called Tender (iOS)

00:44:27: Tab’s still investing time in Planet Zoo

00:51:30: A brief/general overview of “the dissertation”

00:58:00: Tab’s dissertation: “Moderation as Resistance: A Study of Aggression and Response on Twitch.tv”

01:19:00: Joey’s dissertation: “Soft Power-Up: Japanese Video Games as Cultural and Rhetorical Exports”

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