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Each week, That Nerdy Site brings you That News You Care About with a dive into some of the week's biggest stories in gaming.

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Each week, That Nerdy Site brings you That News You Care About with a dive into some of the week's biggest stories in gaming.

    The Games Awards 2020 Predictions (That News You Care About Ep. 30)

    The Games Awards 2020 Predictions (That News You Care About Ep. 30)

    With the nominations for The Game Awards announced, Logan and Trevor make their predictions for who will win.
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    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Trevor Answers Logan's PlayStation 5 Questions (TNYCA Ep. 29)

    Trevor Answers Logan's PlayStation 5 Questions (TNYCA Ep. 29)

    Logan lives vicariously through Trevor's first week with the PlayStation 5 in this week's That News You Care About.
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    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
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    • 43 min
    The Logic of Reviewing Consoles (That News You Care About Ep. 28)

    The Logic of Reviewing Consoles (That News You Care About Ep. 28)

    With the new generation of consoles upon us, Logan and Trevor discuss whether or not it makes sense to review the consoles themselves.
    Main Topic:
    Does it make sense to review consoles?
    Shoutout:
    "Oh, weird: the Destiny 2 I know is about to be locked away" by Jeremy Peel, PC Gamer
    https://www.pcgamer.com/destiny-2-campaign-vault/
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    • 45 min
    The Costs of Getting into the Games Industry (That News You Care About Ep. 27)

    The Costs of Getting into the Games Industry (That News You Care About Ep. 27)

    Logan and Trevor discuss many of the hidden, and not so hidden, costs associated with getting into the games industry.
    Main Topic:
    "Is the games industry open to working class people?" by Jason Coles, GamesIndustry.biz
    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-11-02-how-to-break-into-the-industry-from-a-working-class-background
    Shoutout:
    "Sony legal threat compels PS5 faceplate company to cancel all orders" by James Batchelor, GamesIndustry.biz
    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-11-02-sony-legal-threat-compels-ps5-faceplate-company-to-cancel-all-orders
    Support on Patreon: patreon.com/thatnerdysite
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    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
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    • 51 min
    Keep Politics in Gaming! (That News You Care About Ep. 26)

    Keep Politics in Gaming! (That News You Care About Ep. 26)

    For this week's episode, Logan and Trevor discuss Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's debut Twitch stream and the importance of political figures being able to successfully engage with a gaming audience.
    Shoutouts:
    Voter Information:
    https://iwillvote.com/
    "'Austerity, That's What I Know': The Making of a Young U.K. Socialist" by Ellen Barry, The New York Times:
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/24/world/europe/britain-austerity-socialism.html
    "Why Millenials Are More Charitable Than the Rest of You" by Jason Notte, The Street:
    https://www.thestreet.com/lifestyle/why-millennials-are-more-charitable-14445741
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    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
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    • 55 min
    Fall Game of the Year Check-In (That News You Care About Ep. 25)

    Fall Game of the Year Check-In (That News You Care About Ep. 25)

    Logan, Trevor, and Cameron sat down for a check-in on their personal Game of the Year thoughts before the final holiday push, as well as where they think the industry as a whole is leaning.
    This week's stories and time stamps:
    00:00:00 - Intro
    00:02:06 - Game of the Year Discussion
    01:02:09 - Shoutouts
    "Microsoft will give Gamestop a share of Xbox's digital revenues" by Kyle Orland, Ars Technica:
    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/10/microsoft-will-give-gamestop-a-share-of-xboxs-digital-revenues/
    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes her Twitch debut:
    twitch.tv/aoc
    01:08:37 - Outro
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    • 1 hr 11 min

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