77 - PUBG vs. The World and Gaming Reviews

Someone in the industry had some controversial things to say, so of course the Rocket Punch crew is here to discuss! This week, the crew talk about the comments made by the creators of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Fortnite's new game mode, and wonder what PUBG's battle plan is for coming to consoles, and what they need to do in order to set themselves apart from eventual "copycats", as well as whether their "further actions" comment is justified. Plus, Will brings up the recent "review bombing" done for Firewatch, and discusses whether this is a valid practice, as well as ask whether gaming reviews are still valid in 2017. All this, plus Fortnite talk, The Witness on mobile devices, and more!


SHOW NOTES 
Steam's response to "review bombing": https://www.polygon.com/2017/9/19/16336298/steam-review-bombs-campo-santo-firewatch-pewdiepie
PUBG devs response to Fortnite's new mode: https://www.polygon.com/2017/9/22/16349536/pubg-fortnite-battle-royale-battlegrounds
Polygon opinion on PUBG debate: https://www.polygon.com/2017/9/22/16350170/pubg-fortnite-battle-royale-genre-opinion

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