Masters of Unlocking Episode 31

The Pinkertons vs. The First Amendment – Episode 031

The wild west’s Pinkertons are still alive and are setting their sights on Take-Two, Rockstar, and Red Dead Redemption 2.  But could the suit have implications for the entire concept of “Fair Use” and have wide-spread impact on YouTube and game streaming?

Epic Set List

  • Discussion of what video games we’ve been playing recently & give our spoiler-free thoughts:
    • God of War
    • Donut County
    • Ripto’s Rage
    • L.A. Noire
    • Florence
    • Among the Sleep

Video Game Pickups

  • Limited Run Games
  • Super Rare Games
  • Intellivision
  • Fang Controller Tower

What’s News

  • Business & Law: Bungie leaves another partner at the alter.  Parting ways with Activision Blizzard prompts a shareholder lawsuit.
  • Trademark vs. First Amendment: The real-life Pinkertons sue over Red Dead Redemption 2, but could the suit have implications for YouTubers & streamers?
  • Psychology: The ESA is in talks with WHO about “Gaming Disorder.”
  • Copyright: Another fan-developed remake of Konami’s infamous P.T.
  • Hacks: Nintendo’s online subscription to add SNES games?
  • Sales: Could the Playstation 4 break the Wii’s console sales record?

Main Event

  • We look ahead to 2019 and discuss our most anticipated games, The games we are most intrigued by, and then reveal our 2019 gaming goals.

And the BEST Games of 2017 Are… – Episode 009

We compare the Power Pak and Everdrive N8 Nintendo flash carts, discuss a slew of microtransaction-related news, and then dive into our thoughts on the 2017 Game Awards!

Show Notes

  • FREE GAME Contest Announcement
    • Win a free game, details here: