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Apr 12, 2021

Penguin & Termite discuss all things regarding the decision for developers to either make a new game IP or another entry in an existing franchise. Come learn why some dev studios pivot to new IP and the pros and cons of each.


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Apr 5, 2021

With the release of Outriders last week, Penguin & Termite continue our Developer Profile series by covering People Can Fly, the game developer company. They are a wonderful Polish development studio that has a storied history with no real "ownership" of new IP until now. We talk about their history, pedigree of...

Mar 29, 2021

Penguin & Termite often talk about the gaming industry, this time we turn the focus on people that make up the various video game communities. What type of communities are there? How do they get formed? What change can they bring and how do they affect the gaming industry at large? All this and...

Mar 22, 2021

Penguin & Termite continue in the series where we take a deep dive in discussing specific video game consoles. This week, it's all about the Microsoft Xbox 360, the parent to modern consoles. We discuss the hardware, accessories, history, impact, and a definitive list of games for the console. The 360 brings with it -...

Mar 15, 2021

Penguin & Termite are parents, with children old enough to start getting into video games. We explore the topic of Parental Controls! How do we approach the internet with safety in mind in a totally new and evolving landscape? What did we have growing up that's different from today? What do each of the major...