God of War director weighs in on the Telltale Closure #DailyHotTake

It’s a lighter week for news but many conversations regarding the 250 employees laid off by Telltale continue to rage on. Here are our thoughts from the week, including a Tweet for God of War director Cory Barlog.

Telltale looks to finishing The Walking Dead despite closure

As everyone waits to learn more about the Telltale closure and the fate of The Walking Dead’s final season, Twitter has stirred up many conversations about the hundreds of developers who were laid off without severance.

Wandersong is a glimmer of hope in a dark world

In more uplifting gaming news, Wandersong is an indie game for PC and Nintendo Switch. It surprised both Evan and Marcus in big ways. We thank you’ll get a kick out of this one.

Going Gold

“Going gold” is used to describe when a game has officially completed development and is sent to be printed on discs. In this day and age, what that really means is that the game is good enough to be shipped and can just be updated later.

That’s all for this week, but there’s a lot more where that came from. Follow Top Shelf Gaming and the hashtag #DailyHotTake to stick with us as the team shares their thoughts throughout the week.

Written by Marcus Garrett

Marcus created Top Shelf Gaming to celebrate the awesome things about the video game industry while challenging the areas of the video game community that could be improved. He loves playing guitar and eating tacos, but never at the same time.

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