Microsoft, Call of Duty, and the FTC… — The Cross Roads Game Podcast EPISODE 103

LeRon, Stoy, and Andre are back this week to talk about the dilemmas Microsoft keeps encountering while trying to secure the acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The crew also recaps the winners, losers, and announcements of The Game Awards 2022.

Cross Roads Video Game Podcast | Episode 103

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
– What Are We Playing?

Notable Games Coming to PlayStation, PC, and Xbox This Week

Sorry to say, but your wallets still aren’t safe. With 12 days left til Christmas, some pretty noteworthy titles are finding their way to PlayStation, Xbox, and PC including the highly anticipated Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion hitting the scene.

– Notable Games Releasing This Week


The FTC is suing to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

An official statement made by the FTC alleges that the deal would not only give Microsoft an upper hand in the console market, but also in other areas such as subscription gaming and cloud gaming.

– The FTC Goes After Microsoft

The 2022 Game Awards Recap

The Game Awards 2022 are a wrap, and Elden Ring took home the biggest award of the night: Game of the Year. God of War Ragnarok was the talk of the night, taking home a handful of awards.

– The Game Awards 2022 Winners

The Game Awards 2022: Everything Announced

One of the biggest nights in the world gaming has come and gone and it was fantastic!

– Big Announcements from TGA 2022

Winners and Losers of The Game Awards 2022

What were your thoughts of this years Game Awards show?

– The Real Winners and Losers at the 2022 Game Awards

The Wrap-Up

– The Wrap-up and Plugs
– Featured on Boss Rush…

– Outro

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