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Gadgets 360

It’s been a big year for gaming, be it the next-gen consoles, industry malpractice revelations, or the games themselves.

Gadgets 360 chief sub-editor and gamer Shayak Majumder and industry insider and Orbital veteran Rishi Alwani join host Akhil Arora to talk about the year of 2021 in gaming.

Read: Gadgets 360’s favourite games from 2021

We discuss our favourite games from the year that was, the struggles to get your hands on a PS5 and Xbox Series X in their first year of launch, and how that’s likely to change in 2022.

We also touch upon the various reports of sexual harassment and abusive workplaces at major gaming studios. And we close out by discussing our hopes and dreams for 2022.

Follow Gadgets 360 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Write to us at podcast@gadgets360.com

Chapters

  • Intro (00:00)
  • Our favourites (00:44)
  • Cross-play still lag (07:34)
  • Next-gen consoles (15:01)
  • Demand is there, but… (20:21)
  • Bombshell issues (26:28)
  • Exciting for 2022 (33:52)
  • Outro (48:21)

Photo credits: Aneesh Arora, Square Enix, Rockstar, Akhil Arora, Bloomberg, Xbox. Cover composite: Akhil Arora/Gadgets 360

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