This week the Anivision hosts talk about the Cyberpunk 2077 delay, they go over the Twitch #MeToo movement, they discuss if the current AAA game development is sustainable, and they give their early impressions of The Last of Us 2.


  • Cyberpunk 2077
    • Game delayed to November 19th
    • Free Next Gen Upgrade
    • 10-episode anime Cyberpunk: Edgerunners announced for 2022 release on Netflix by Studio Trigger
  • Pokemon Unite, a MOBA game (Polygon)
  • Animal Crossing hacker group starts Discord to distribute villagers for free (Polygon)
  • Microsoft to shut down Mixer, transition users to Facebook Gaming (Polygon)
    • Guys who signed deals like Ninja and Shroud are now free agents
  • Twitch #MeToo Movement (Wired)
  • Dr. Disrespect banned from Twitch (Verge)
  • Anime movie updates
    • F/SN Heaven’s Feel 3: Spring Song will debut August 15th in Japan
    • Violet Evergarden on September 19th
  • More TV anime to return after Covid-19 delays
    • Boruto on July 5th
    • Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise on July 9th


  • Current AAA Development Growth is Unsustainable ( (IGN)
    • Shawn Layden, PlayStation executive who left Sony last year. Ran PlayStation Worldwide Studios for 25 years, did an interview on Gamelab Live.
    • The Last of Us was 15 hours, but The Last of Us Part II is 25 hours.
    • Current development cost is between $80 and $150 million.
    • Every generation’s production costs have doubled.
    • 4K HDR Graphics won’t be cheap.
    • It has been $59.99 for games since Xbox 360/PS3 Era (2005)
    • Instead of five years making an 80 hour game, spend three years making a 15 hour game.
  • The Last of Us Part II Impressions
    • Spoiler-Free
    • Spoiler discussion (Up to Day 2)