I can think of no better day to post this episode. Today, on the evening of December 8th, is the Game Awards. Yesterday, Sonic creator Yuji Naka was arrested for insider trading again. Why not take a few hours today to listen to me, PT, and Wolfman Jew, and our editor The Kappa preview the Game Awards and live-react to the news of Yuji Naka’s first arrest?
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0:15 – Introduction
3:20 – Project Sonic Watch 2022, Part 1
10:10 – Pokémon Leaks
17:10 – Blizzard Pulls Out of China
28:45 – Gearbox Takes Over Volition
35:25 – What’s Going on with Twitter?
51:55 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 1
1:12:55 – Project Sonic Watch 2022, Part 2
1:15:55 – What We’ve Been Playing, Part 2
1:42:40 – 2022 Game Awards Nominations, Part 1
2:45:35 – MMOs and Their Soundtracks
2:57:20 – 2022 Game Awards Nominations, Part 2
2:59:40 – Conclusion, a.k.a. Project Sonic Watch 2022, Part 3
This episode contains mild spoilers for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.