128: Why Is The Games Industry So Secretive?

Why is the video game industry so obsessed with secrets? Kirk and Jason are joined by Polygon's Chris Plante to discuss that topic and way more. FIRST, the Splitscreen Gang talks about Westworld, escape rooms, and news on Nintendo, Rage 2, and Trump's connections to Everquest (14:16). Then Plante comes on to talk about video game leaks, how Polygon has evolved over the years, and whether it makes sense for game companies to be so secretive (32:03). Finally, Kirk and Jason talk Destiny 2 and the delightful Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (1:11:58).

Notes:
Audio from the Google AI talk via Evan Kirstel (https://twitter.com/evankirstel/status/993935454985744384)
DKC Tropical Freeze Alp's Fall Theme music via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJAXs_HLzG4

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