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Head of Fanbyte Media John Warren dishes the games and entertainment news of the week and sprinkles in conversations with the best people on the internet. You're welcome!

Thanks for the Knowledge with John Warren Fanbyte

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    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

Head of Fanbyte Media John Warren dishes the games and entertainment news of the week and sprinkles in conversations with the best people on the internet. You're welcome!

    01/23/2022 - Microsoft Acquires Activision-Blizzard & the Impacts on Unionization Efforts

    01/23/2022 - Microsoft Acquires Activision-Blizzard & the Impacts on Unionization Efforts

    This week, John sat down with featured contributor Natalie Flores to dissect the most important aspects of the massive Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard. How are the ongoing unionization efforts affected by the news? How does Activision's catalogue merge into the Xbox ecosystem? Is there a better use for eight satellite studios than Call of Duty? We tackle it all.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    01/16/2022 - Take-Two Purchases Zynga, New Hitman Content, & Troy Baker’s NFT

    01/16/2022 - Take-Two Purchases Zynga, New Hitman Content, & Troy Baker’s NFT

    This week, John talks to Imran Khan about Take-Two's massive purchase of Zynga, the new year of Hitman content, and Troy Baker's hilarious foray into NFTdom. Also, we tackle the latest details on Pokémon Legends: Arceus and delays for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 and the Overwatch 2 LEGO sets.

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    • 45 min
    1/9/2021 - E3 Going Online-Only Again, Game Jolt Cracks Down On Adult Content & More

    1/9/2021 - E3 Going Online-Only Again, Game Jolt Cracks Down On Adult Content & More

    This week, John discusses the death (ahem...the cancelation) of the physical Electronic Entertainment Expo 2022 with guests Mike Williams and Diego Arguello. Also, news about Game Jolt cracking down on adult content, BioWare enabling more remote positions, and the rumored announce date of Jedi Fallen Order 2.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    01/02/2021 - 2022 New Year's Special

    01/02/2021 - 2022 New Year's Special

    Happy New Year! This week, John hears some bold 2022 predictions and offers some of his own. Everyone's GOTY list is live on fanbyte.com, but what about movies, TV, music? John gives you the best of the rest of 2021. Oh, and news, of course! No one told the games industry to take the week off!

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    • 43 min
    12/26/2021 - Biggest Stories of 2021, Hades Wins a Hugo & More

    12/26/2021 - Biggest Stories of 2021, Hades Wins a Hugo & More

    John looks back at the biggest stories of 2021 in the last episode of Thanks for the Knowledge of the year. NFTs & blockchain were a huge story, but was it the most impactful of the year? Tune in to find out.
    Also, Hades wins a Hugo and Final Fantasy 7 Remake fans might have a free PS5 upgrade available to them!

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    • 34 min
    12/19/2021 - Interviews with Wildermyth’s Nate Austin & Gaming’s First Union: Vodeo Workers United

    12/19/2021 - Interviews with Wildermyth’s Nate Austin & Gaming’s First Union: Vodeo Workers United

    This week, John & Paul make up for last week's lost episode by delivering a certified banger featuring two huge interviews. First, we sat down with Nate Austin, lead developer for one of Fanbyte's favorite games of 2021, Wildermyth (@wildermyth). How did this tight-knit team deal with their success this year? Listen to find out! We also chatted with Myriame Lachapelle (@MllePilgrim) and Jemma Salume (@bisonfisticuffs) from Vodeo Games about forming the first recognized video games union in North America. Enjoy those interviews and much more in this week's episode!
    1:40 Top Stories
    23:20 Wildermyth's Nate Austin
    50:55 Vodeo Workers United
    80:55 Next Week

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    • 1 hr 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

adnanamous ,

Perfect Sunday morning show

John Warren provides helpful and valuable context and perspective to the news. A highlight of the weekend!

patrick.neville ,

great sunday morning listen

i love sunday news shows and this is laid back but still great info and commentary. john is so engaging in his delivery and choice of topics to cover i am eager to hear what each episode has in store and who he invited on as a guest.

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