Welcome to Keen Cast, KeenGamer’s official podcast! Join Sean Rehbein, David Lozada, and Tim Ronan as they talk about the week’s hottest news stories and dissect the latest controversy shaking up the video game industry. In Keen Cast Ep. 19, we offer our opinions on what publishers and developers should do to stem the tide of unfinished games that have been releasing recently. We also talk about Pokemon Sword and Shield‘s installation bug, Anthem‘s troubled development, and Fallout 76‘s disastrous launch.
Other topics of conversation include Hideo Kojima’s comments on the criticism surrounding Death Stranding, Disney Plus’ shaky debut, Sonic’s redesign for his upcoming movie, and the ramifications of COPPA, or the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, especially when it comes to content creators on YouTube. Check out links and timestamps to all of our topics below:
David’s impressions of One-Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows – 00:01:35
Tim’s gambling adventures – 00:14:14
Check out Sean’s interview with World of Warcraft designer John Staats!
- Hideo Kojima says that Death Stranding criticisms in the US are due to the country’s favor for FPS games (00:37:47)
- Disney Plus puts The Simpsons in widescreen and ruins sight gags (00:56:52)
- The Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer reveals Sonic’s new design (01:11:58)
- New COPPA regulations could hurt YouTubers (01:21:27)
Topic of the Show:
Are unfinished games an epidemic? (01:39:19)
Final Verdict – Our official consensus – 02:07:57
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