Pixels & Ink Podcast: Episode 389

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Pixels & Ink Podcast: Episode 389

On this week’s Pixels & Ink Podcast: Brendan, Chris, Jordan, and Shak sit down to talk about Sony’s new paid subscription plans for Playstation Plus—whether what they’re offering for each tier is worth the price, and how this subscriptions compares to Microsoft or Nintendo’s.

Continuing the talk of subscription plans, the gang talks a bit about GTA V’s new subscprition plan for GTA Online—what it offers and the moral questionableness of the whole thing. Afterwards they talk a bit about the recent news of the Breath of the Wild sequel being pushed to 2023.

Of course, they move on to talk about the biggest news of the week: the Oscar wins, and the infamous slap. After a lengthy conversation about it, they move on to talk a bit about the news that E3 2022 is officially cancelled, both digitally and in-person. They end the news talking a bit about the tragic news of Bruce Willis’ retirement from acting, due to his Asphasia diagnosis. 

In a light review section, Shak talks about The Bubble; but Chris wants to talk a bit about his time spent playing Disco Elysium, and Jordan has some crazy stories about AI Dungeon.

If you have any questions or want to write in to the podcast, just send an email to podcast@cgmagonline.com and we’ll read and answer your questions on air!

About the Castors:

  • Brendan Frye: Editor-in-Chief of CGMagazine, Brendan is as snarky as he is seasoned in the gaming industry. With over a decade working as a journalist and EIC, he has covered festivals and conferences, interviewed the industry’s biggest names, and is always excited to see how the medium changes with new technology and fresh voices.
  • Jordan Biordi: Writer, editor, and part-time Ninja; when he’s not busy combating the forces of evil, he’s writing articles and making videos on the hilariously mediocre Youtube channel: Ninja-Jordan Reviews.
  • Chris De Hoog: A writer and podcaster from Ontario, Chris discovered roleplaying games with Final Fantasy on the NES and has been overthinking them ever since. When he’s not obsessing over Star Wars, you can find him steaming at twitch.tv/guildtwotaps
  • Shakeel Lambert: He likes movies and Spongebob memes.
Jordan Biordi
Jordan Biordi

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