Input Ep. 24: Tyler1 Returns, AGDQ Faces Hitches, Steve Butts Gone from IGN

An unbanning makes waves, Twitch chats are cesspools, and Steve Butts is out as EIC of IGN. Discussion Topics: Tyler1 returns to League after Riot lifts his ban. AGDQ (and basically any broadcast via Twitch) was bombarded by aggressive chat…

Input Ep. 23: The Year That Was 2017

It’s the end of the year! We here at Input are a news show, so we thought it would only be appropriate if we take a cursory glance at the news that made up 2017 and some of our favorite…

Input Ep. 22: Steam’s Unchecked Regulatory Power, and Women in Games Development

Valve makes a questionable decision to take down an indie game with not explanation. Lucy “The Lion” O’Brien produces an opus-level editorial. Discussion Topics: Steam removes You Must Be 18 to Enter for no explained reason, and the internet speculates..…

Input Ep. 21: CryTek Sues Star Citizen Devs, Patreon Reverses Controversial Decision, and TGA

Some last minute news fills the docket for this week’s Input. Jarrett, Jurge, and Logan untangle the Crytek/CIG litigation, and try to put The Game Awards in context. Discussion Topics: Crytek sues CIG (of Star Citizen infamy) for breach of…

Input Ep. 20: Bitcoin’s future, Jon Tron Apologizes(Sorta), and Streaming UFC Fights.

It’s a two man show this week as Logan and Jarrett tackle the big news within the industry. Discussion Topics: Steam removes Bitcoin as an acceptable currency. Jon Tron addresses anti-immigration remarks. Twitch User pretends to play a UFC fight…

Input Ep. 19: The NCGP, the collapse of Gazillion Games, and Epic Litigation.

The boys are all back together for an overstuffed episode of Input. Discussion Topics: What is the NCGP and is it real? The Rapid Collapse of Gazillion Games. Destiny 2 Vs. The World. Epic takes on a 14 year old…

Input Ep. 18: “Net Neutrality, ESA and the GOP Tax Plan, and HQ Strangeness”

It took us a few episodes, but Input has finally gotten the opportunity to talk about games and how they could be affected by the Trump administration.  We could’ve gotten here without you, folks. Topics this week:  ‘Member Net Neutrality?…

Input Ep. 17: IGN Strike, and the People vs. Battlefront II

Jurge sadly came down with a case of the Extra Life Pox so Logan and Jarrett carry on gallantly in his steed. Topics this week: IGN’s content team goes on strike. The twists and turns of the Star Wars Battlefront…

Input Ep. 16: EA Acquisitions, Telltale Layoffs, Motigo and Runic Closing

EA buys Respawn for upwards of $455 million, changing the outlook on the Titanfall franchise. Discussion Topics: EA purchases Respawn Telltale Lays off a significant portion of its staff Perfect World closes Motigo and Runic Works Mentioned:  EA to Acquire…

Input Ep. 15: Trailerpocalypse

PlayStation’s Paris Games Week showcase was this week, and not all of the reactions from their spectacle have been positive. Instead, it has caused the community to have a discussion about what’s okay to have in a trailer.   Discussion…

Input Ep. 13: Visceral Games’ Demise and Naughty Dog’s Work Environment

Visceral Games is sadly no more. This leads the boys to a larger conversation on the state of linear, single player games within the industry. They then discuss the impact and weight of David Ballard’s allegations against Naughty Dog and…