This week in the week in review!
1) Anime figures in the workplace? Apparently so, but be aware, you may be exposing people to “psychological hazards”: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2021/03/australian-government-officials-pop-figures-declared-a-psychological-hazard/
2) Sony’s killing off its servers for PlayStation 3, PSP an Vita. Just how much art are we going to lose? https://www.polygon.com/22345099/ps3-ps-vita-psp-playstation-store-shutting-down-closes
3) Pikmin is coming to mobile via the developer of Pokemon Go. Will it have the same impact as that massive, legendary game? https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-03-23-pokemon-go-developer-niantic-is-making-a-pikmin-game
4) Sony is making a Ghost of Tsushima film. They’ve tapped an incredible director for it too. But… https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2021/03/26/a-ghost-of-tsushima-movie-is-coming-with-john-wicks-director-in-charge/
5) Disco Elysium got banned in Australia. This is what censorship actually looks like, and it ain’t pretty: https://www.theguardian.com/games/2021/mar/24/australia-urged-to-move-on-from-moral-panic-over-video-games-after-disco-elysium-banned
– Matt S.
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