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Can We Trust EA With a Free-to-Play Skate? | Podcast 42

Published: July 20, 2022 10:23 AM /



This week, the TechRaptor crew talks about Skate 4 rebranding to Skate, Nintendo’s acquisition of Dynamo Pictures, and the Unity CEO’s recent remarks about microtransactions.

The crew also talks about Escape Academy, which recently hit Xbox Game Pass, and Dinkum, an early access life sim set in Australia. And don’t miss the (possibly last?) edition of Kitten’s Korner at the end of the show!


  • 00:00:00 – Intro
  • 00:00:50 – Skate 4 Is Now Skate.
  • 00:12:57 – Nintendo Acquires Dynamo Pictures
  • 00:27:25 – Unity CEO’s Remarks about Monetization
  • 00:49:42 – Escape Academy
  • 00:54:09 – Dinkum
  • 00:59:10 – The Final(?) Kitten’s Korner


Nintendo buys Dynamo Pictures, which worked on Dragon Ball Super Hero and FF15 Kingsglaive


Skate 4 is now Skate. Not a remake. Not a sequel. Just Skate. Free to play.

Unity CEO Sparks Fury from Developers

Gaming has a Digital Distribution Problem



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