109 - Shelved Games Podcast 07/02/2018

Crossplay conundrum! Sony takes flack for not allowing Fortnite accounts to be cross-compatible. As games as service become the new norm, everyone is taking a page out of Dota 2's book and begins introducing Battle Passes. The World Health Organization wants to officially create a gaming disorder classification, Valve decides that anything goes on their platform, and EA keeps having Star Wars trouble. Plus, Google looks to get into the video games business!

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Articles discussed on this week's show:

"Steam's Irresponsible Hands-Off Policy Is Proof That Valve Still Hasn't Learned Its Lesson"

"‘Gaming disorder’ classified as a mental health condition, but is the move premature?"

"How Warframe built an ethical free-to-play economy"