Input Ep. 86: The Bioware Situation

Bioware’s Anthem launched as a hot mess, where it remains today.  This week, a very long, very illuminating report from Kotaku’s Jason Schreier got some good insight as to why, in maybe the worst way possible. Discussion Topics: Bioware’s terrible,…

Input Ep. 85: Google Discovers Video Games Are A Thing

On one of the spiciest and most take filled episodes of Input ever the boys jump into the hyper charged, swirling, hype chamber that is Googles GDC reveal of the Stadia. The good, the bad, and lots of pure speculation…

Input Ep. 84: Sims EA Game Changer Accused of Multiple Cases of Sexual Harassment.

Logan and Jurge sit down to discuss the troubling story of a prominent Sims streamer and YouTuber being accused of multiple cases of harassment. Topics Discussed:  Sims EA Game Changer Accused of Sexual Harassment and Abusing His Position. Works Mentioned:  Teenagers…

Input Ep. 83: Nintendo Indie Scene, Gotham City is bad? and shoutouts galore

Jarrett, Logan, and the lovely Professor RPG himself Scott White sit down for a shoutouts episode fun ride as they discuss an update to last week’s Anthem storyline, discuss the state of the Indie scene on the Switch, and hear…

Input Ep. 82: A Conversation on China’s Relationship With Games

Jarrett and Jurge sit down to talk about Devotion being pulled Steam and Youtube after a backlash in China. And the state of censorship in the worlds most populous nation. Topics Discussed:  Devotion pulled from Steam and Youtube Works Mentioned:…

Input Ep. 81: The Fall and fall of Starbreeze.

All three of the boys are back together for the first time in weeks as they discuss the slow shambling fall of Starbreeze games. Topics Discussed: Starbreeze falls apart. Timeline of Starbreeze: The timeline GRIN/Overkill Advanced Warfighter 1 and 2,…

Input Ep. 80: Activision-Blizzard Lays Off 800 Workers Despite Having “Record Sales”

Jarrett and Jurge sit down with the youngest member of Irrational Passions, Quinten Hoffman, to break down what led to Activision-Blizzard laying off 800 workers. Works Mentioned: Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg is leaving in March By Dean Takashi Blizzard co-founder…

Input Ep. 79: “Ethics in Games Journalism”

Jarrett and Jessica read through Russ Pitts’ screed about ethics in games journalism, and found it wanting. Works Mentioned:  How do we finally talk about ethics in video games? – Russ Pitts An Apology from Editor-in-Chief Russ Pitts – Russ…

Input Ep 78: What Happened to Gamestop?

Jarrett and Jurge are both gone for this week’s episode so Logan invited on the wonderful Cameron Abbott from KGN and also the amazing, talented, and brilliant Jessica Cogswell, who it just so happens is also the brand newest member…

Input Ep. 77: An Update on the Epic Games Store

It has been a month since Epic launched it’s PC games marketplace, and boy they have been making some moves since then. Because of that Jarrett and Jurge sit down to review some of the news in that past month…

Input Ep: 76 Randy Pitchford Did What?!?

Logan and Jarrett are joined by the beautiful and wonderful Cameron Abbott from KGN and proceed to roll around all the bizarre, strange, and delightfully messy story of Randy Pitchford’s legal problems and possible misdeeds at Gearbox. Topics Discussed:  Ex-Gearbox…

Input Ep 75: Ellie, OWL, and Gaming’s Problem with Women

Jarrett, Jurge, and Logan are all together for the first episode of the brand new magical year of 2019. The boys come together to talk about the constantly updating, bizarre, and upsetting story of Ellie joining OWL and the ugly…