Episode 82: Microsoft Layoffs and Stadia Shuts Down for Good

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In episode 82 of the Retro Gaming Dads Podcast, Barry and Anthony discuss Microsoft’s announcement that they will be laying off 10,000 employees.  This includes a large number of staff from Halo developer 343 Industries.  

Stadia shuts down for good as Google says it’s final goodbye to the game streaming service.  An officially licensed Amiga keyboard is available to purchase, and Jet Wash Simulator unveils an unexpected cross over in their next free DLC.

Plus we take a look at a number of retro-inspired titles coming to the Xbox in January.

Mentioned in Episode 82

  • UK-Based Simulant Unveils Official Amiga Branded Mechanical Keyboard
  • Power Wash Simulator
  • Wings of a Bluestar
  • A Space for the Unbound
  • Graze Counter GM
  • Persona 3 Portable
  • Person 4 Golden
  • OmegaBot
  • Microsoft Lays Off 10,000 Employees
  • Stadia Closes


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