On the first show of 2016 (episode 171), hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the FTC deciding not to conduct a secret shopper survey for 2015 (24:25 mark), the story about a child opening new PS4 on Christmas to find a block of wood with a penis drawn on it (32:21), another child who gets a new Pokémon game that turns out to be an unplayable bootleg (36:24), the Steam bug that gave users access to other people’s accounts and personal information (40:57), Firefall developer Red5 tells employees on Christmas that it can’t pay them (47:05), and new research that suggests compulsive gamers’ brains are wired differently (50:17).
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Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen, and produced by James Fudge. The show is edited by Andrew Eisen. Music in the show includes “Albino” by Brian Boyko. It is in the public domain and free to use.
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Tagged: Christmas, FTC, Secret Shopper, Super PAC, Video Game Research