Video Game Logic Podcast
Video Game Logic Franken Episode: Racist Remarks

Video Game Logic Franken Episode: Racist Remarks

June 24, 2022

Last week downed lines, now illness? We should hopefully get things up and running again for Game Club next week!

Video Game Logic Franken Episode: Head Crashes and Tech Moans

Video Game Logic Franken Episode: Head Crashes and Tech Moans

June 17, 2022

If a tree falls on some utility lines, does it make a... (disconnected)

Video Game Logic Podcast Episode 274: They Can’t All Be Great

Video Game Logic Podcast Episode 274: They Can’t All Be Great

June 10, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage face the return of E3, rising DLC costs, and yet another garbage fire.

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Show Highlights & Timestamps

  • Games We Played 4:33

  • E3 threatens to return in 2023 27:15

  • Space Engineers Raises DLC Price for Continued Support 33:51

  • US advocacy groups call on FTC to investigate FIFA loot boxes 37:08

  • Fans Beg Sega to Delay Sonic Frontiers 40:32

  • Community Corner

    • Military secrets leaked on War Thunder Forums… Again  47:45

    • Diablo Immortal Launches into Garbage Fire 50:46

 

Games We Played

Rage:

Snowrunner: Season 7 First Thoughts

 

Shrink:

Kenshi

 

News

  • E3 Threatens to Return

PC Games N: E3 threatens to return in 2023

Techraptor: E3 2023 Announced

  • Space Engineers Raises DLC Prices

TechRaptor: Space Engineers DLC Raises Price To Support Continued Updates

  • US Advocacy Groups Want FTC to do Something About Lootboxes

Games Industry Biz: US advocacy groups call on FTC to investigate FIFA loot boxes

  • Fans Want Sonic Devs to go Slower

Video Game Chronicle: Fans call on Sega to delay Sonic Frontiers following gameplay reveal

 

Community Corner

  • Military secrets leaked on War Thunder Forums… Again

Polygon: Chinese military secrets leaked on a video game forum

 

  • Diablo Immortal Launches into a Garbage Fire

Video Game Chronicle: Diablo Immortal faces a backlash as Metacritic user score drops to Blizzard’s third lowest ever

Eurogamer: It costs £88,000 to fully upgrade your character in Diablo Immortal

Video Game Logic Episode 273: VGL Game Club: Final Fantasy 12

Video Game Logic Episode 273: VGL Game Club: Final Fantasy 12

June 3, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage hold the monthly game club... then quickly move on to some news.

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Finally, if you wish to throw us some cash to help improve the show, and for various show related projects, you can do so by supporting our Patreon campaign.

Show Highlights & Timestamps

  • May Gameclub: Final Fantasy XII 3:13

  • Next Gameclub: Hardspace Shipbreakers 43:30

  • Heart of Russia DLC for Eurotruck Postponed Indefinitely 44:47

  • France bans official use of anglicized gamer words 50:20

  • Loot Box laws blocks Diablo Immortal launch in Belgium and Netherlands 57:22

  • Embracer establishes the Embracer Games Archive to "save as much of the games industry as possible" 1:03:35

 

News

  • Heart of Russia DLC Delayed

Announcement

PC Games N: Euro Truck Simulator 2 Heart of Russia DLC is cancelled

 

  • France Bans Use of Anglicized Gamer Words

Eurogamer: France bans official use of anglicised gamer words

 

  • Loot Box Laws Black Diablo Immortal Launch

Eurogamer: Lootbox laws reportedly block Diablo Immortal launches

 

  • Embracer Group Embraces Game Preservation

Eurogamer: Embracer establishes the Embracer Games Archive to "save as much of the games industry as possible"

Video Game Logic Episode 272: Twitch Shootouts and Zombies

Video Game Logic Episode 272: Twitch Shootouts and Zombies

May 27, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage we talk about the trouble with Twitch and zombies.

Do you have feedback for the show, have a response for something we said, or something we should know about? Drop us an e-mail at VGLPodcast@gmail.com stop by our Discord, or tweet us @VGLPodcast.

Finally, if you wish to throw us some cash to help improve the show, and for various show related projects, you can do so by supporting our Patreon campaign.

Show Highlights & Timestamps

  • Games We Played 2:55

  • Raven Software QA group becomes the first US major video game union 1:07:45

  • Buffalo shooter live streamed mass shooting on Twitch 1:12:10

  • God of War Ragnarök to feature 60+ accessibility options 1:24:45

  • Former employee sues GameStop for reportedly violating New York Labor Law 1:34:53

 

Games We Played

Rage:

112 Operator

 

Shrink:

7 Days to Die

Project Zomboid

 

News

  • Raven Software Forms Union

Raven Software QA group becomes the first US major video game union

 

  • Twitch Troubles

New York AG investigating Twitch, Discord role in Buffalo shooting

Twitch details response after Buffalo shooter livestreamed mass shooting

 

  • Dad of Boy: Ragnarok Accessibly

God of War Ragnarök to feature 60+ accessibility options

Playstation Blog Post

 

  • GameStop Lawsuit

Former employee sues GameStop for reportedly violating New York Labor Law

Video Game Logic Fraken Episode: Broken Technology Blues

Video Game Logic Fraken Episode: Broken Technology Blues

May 20, 2022

We got the blues... the broken technology blues.... 

Video Game Logic Episode 271: Magic Bean Mayhem

Video Game Logic Episode 271: Magic Bean Mayhem

May 13, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage watch Square Enix go all in on magic beans, EA and Fifa break up, and a match made in space.

Do you have feedback for the show, have a response for something we said, or something we should know about? Drop us an e-mail at VGLPodcast@gmail.com stop by our Discord, or tweet us @VGLPodcast.

Finally, if you wish to throw us some cash to help improve the show, and for various show related projects, you can do so by supporting our Patreon campaign.

Show Highlights

  • Games We Played

  • Microsoft does neat things

  • WWE signs deal for new wrestling RPG

  • EA and Fifa Break Up

  • Square Enix Embraces Embracer Group

  • Discovery Queue

 

Games We Played

Rage:

Satisfactory

 

Shrink:

The Sims 4

News

  • Microsoft Does Neat Things

Microsoft Patent Licenses Physical Games for Digital Devices

Eve Online is finally teaming up with Microsoft Excel

Tweet

 

  • WWE RPG

WWE signs deal for new wrestling RPG

 

  • EA and FIFA Break Up

EA FIFA Games to Be Replaced with EA Sports FC Next Year

EA and FIFA end nearly 30-year-old-partnership

Announcement

 

  • Square Enix Embraces Embracer Group

Will Sony buy Square Enix? Expert says it could happen this week

Square Enix is selling Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and its Western studios

Crystal Dynamics, Eidos will break even until new games released, Embracer says

Square Enix sells off western studios and IP - including Tomb Raider and Deus Ex

Crystal Dynamics, Eidos will break even until new games released, Embracer says

Embracer Group WIki Page

Video Game Logic Franken Episode: I’m Super Duper Hungry

Video Game Logic Franken Episode: I’m Super Duper Hungry

May 6, 2022

It was a bad, bad week and we needed a night off. We should be back to a regularly scheduled nonsense next week. Until then, enough some random content from some hungry guys.

Video Game Logic Episode 270: VGL Game Club: Euro Truck Simulator 2

Video Game Logic Episode 270: VGL Game Club: Euro Truck Simulator 2

April 29, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage drive the monthly game club, talk about Sonic bringing something back, Roblox, and Rimworld.

Do you have feedback for the show, have a response for something we said, or something we should know about? Drop us an e-mail at VGLPodcast@gmail.com stop by our Discord, or tweet us @VGLPodcast.

Finally, if you wish to throw us some cash to help improve the show, and for various show related projects, you can do so by supporting our Patreon campaign.

Show Highlights & Timestamps

  • April Gameclub: Eurotruck Simulator 2 3:55

  • Next Gameclub Game: FF 12 38:53

  • Sonic Goes Retro in a Bad Way 40:47

  • Roblox FTC Inquiry Possibly Coming Over Deceptive Ads 49:55

  • RimWorld Unbanned In Australia 1:00:22

  • Community Corner

    • PlayStation is seeking a senior director to lead its PC “planning and strategy” 1:16:57

  • Discovery Queue 1:28:08

 

News

  • Sonic the Spreadsheet-Hog

IGN: Sonic Origins: Fans Aren't Happy With Locked-Off DLC Content

PC GamesN: Sega delists retro games ahead of Sonic Origins

 

  • Roblox FTC Inquiry

Techraptor: Roblox FTC Inquiry Possibly Coming Over Deceptive Ads

 

  • Rimworld Unbanned Down Under

TechRaptor: RimWorld Unbanned In Australia, Classified R18+

 

Community Corner

VGC: PlayStation is seeking a senior director for its expanded PC strategy

 

Discovery Queue

Rage:

Out of the Park Baseball 23

Peglin

Ember Knights

Nightingale

Buggos

The Iron Oath

Winkeltje: The Little Shop

Traitors in Salem

Turbo Overkill

Techtonica

Darza's Dominion

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space

 

Shrink:

Terraformers

Sonic Origins

Trolley Problem Inc.

Dune Spice Wars

The Hand of Merlin

Prosperous Universe

Perfect Heist 2

Video Game Logic Episode 269: Gubernatorial Interference

Video Game Logic Episode 269: Gubernatorial Interference

April 22, 2022

This week Shrink & Rage are free of interference, unlike the Activision case.. allegedly.

Do you have feedback for the show, have a response for something we said, or something we should know about? Drop us an e-mail at VGLPodcast@gmail.com stop by our Discord, or tweet us @VGLPodcast.

Finally, if you wish to throw us some cash to help improve the show, and for various show related projects, you can do so by supporting our Patreon campaign.

Show Highlights & Timestamps

  • Games We played 3:06

  • Community Corner

    • California Lawyer Quits Over Allegation Newsom Meddled in Activision Case 38:18

    • Ads Reportedly Coming to Xbox Free-to-Play Games Later This Year 41:55

  • Discovery Queue 52:18

 

Games We Played

Rage:

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

 

Shrink:

Sonic 2 (The Movie)

Unrailed

 

Community Corner

California Lawyer Quits Over Allegation Newsom Meddled in Activision Case

Ads Reportedly Coming to Xbox Free-to-Play Games Later This Year

Discovery Queue

Rage:

Lumencraft

Midnight Ghost Hunt

Car Detailing Simulator

Stacklands

TUNIC

ABRISS - build to destroy

Coromon

Weird West

 

Shrink:

Cat Cafe Manager

Dungeon Alchemist

Junkyard Simulator

Just Act Natural

Crystal Project

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