The Piracy Menace — The Cross Roads Game Podcast EPISODE 91

LeRon, Stoy, and Andre are back in this episode discussing the latest news, events, and games in the world of PlayStation, PC, and Xbox. The crew discusses the piracy situation Russia is in with top-tier games like Spider-Man: Remastered, Microsoft’s and Sony’s trading of blows about Call of Duty, the somewhat end of an era for PlayStation 4, and more!

Cross Roads Video Game Podcast | Episode 91

The Cross Roads Team:

LeRon Dawkins: Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Twitch
Stoy Jovic: Twitter | EXPCast
Andre Wilson: Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Time Stamps:

00:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
12:20 – What Are We Playing?
49:42 – Show and Tell

Notable Games Coming to PlayStation This Week

PC continues to hold down the week of gaming as August officially rolls to a start. With some quirky indie titles like Frogun debuting this week we have a number of BIG expansions hit the scene.

1:08:33 – Notable Games Releasing This Week


Sony Stops Reporting PS4 Sales Data

Sony is no longer providing shipment updates for the PS4. While the system remains relevant in terms of software support, analysts at Niko Partners noted that the company appears to have pulled the plug on new official sales data having stopped reporting as of March 2022.

1:21:06 – PS4 Ending Sales

PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium Games for August 2022 are Live!

The PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium lineup for August 2022, which contains 13 games across PS5, PS4, and the Classics range. It’s headlined by three Yakuza games (which will soon be followed by other entries in the series later this year).

1:30:46 – PS+ Extra and Premium August 2022 Games

Microsoft and Sony Fight Over Call of Duty Controversy

Microsoft has reiterated its claim that it doesn’t have plans to make Call of Duty an Xbox exclusive should it successfully acquire Activision Blizzard while also claiming that Sony pays developers for “blocking rights” in return for them agreeing not to put their content on its Xbox Game Pass subscription service.

1:40:19 – Microsoft and Sony are Fighting

Spider-Man Remastered Steam Keys Sell Out in Russia

Spider-Man Remastered launched last Friday to decent reviews but gamers in Russia face problems buying from Steam.

1:55:35 – Spider-Man Piracy in Russia

BIG TOPIC: The Piracy Menace

1:52:04 – The Piracy Menace

The Wrap-Up

2:11:49 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
2:14:21 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:

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2:16:59 – Outro

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