Pixels & Ink Podcast: Episode 391

| April 16, 2022

On this week’s Pixels & Ink Podcast: Brendan, Chris, Dayna and Jordan sit down to talk about Elon Musk trying to buy Twitter, and the potential ramifications of that purchase—having left Twitter for good, Jordan is pretty ambivalent towards it.

Afterwards, they talk about the Square Enix’s 20th Anniversary of Kingdom Hearts, and the surprise reveal of Kingdom Hearts VI—Jordan spoils the ending to the terrible plot of the three year-old game. 

Afterwards, they talk about the surprise announcement of No Man’s Sky’s Outlaw update; which adds new features and areas to the game. The gang looks back a bit on No Man’s Sky, and how genuine their commitment to building the game to its initial vision is. They also talk briefly about Aspyr purchasing Beamdog and how Epic games received $2 billion dollars from Sony and Epic. How they plan to use that money is anyone’s guess. 

In the review section: Dayna has been watching Single Drunk Female, Brendan watched Russian Doll: Season 2; and Jordan watched Sonic the Hedgehog 2! 

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: Managing Editor, host of Pixels & Ink; 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
  • Dayna Eileen: A long-time serial gamer, mom of two, aunt to many; she absolutely loves introducing the people she knows to her love for games and nerd culture. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter and Instagram as @thedaynaeileen

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