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Triumphant Nintendo, ‘Xenoblade,’ and Loot Boxes vs. the Law

Ben and Jason are joined by Chris Lee of the Hawaii House of Representatives to discuss his plans to win the political battle against loot boxes

Tokyo Game Show Begins Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images

Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss the scare-reducing "safe mode" in the new Xbox port of sci-fi horror game Soma (0:15) then welcome colleagues Justin Charity and Victor Luckerson to talk about Nintendo's dramatic 2017 turnaround, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and the future of the Switch (8:05). Lastly Ben and Jason bring on Representative Chris Lee of the Hawaii House of Representatives to explain his plans to win the political battle against exploitative loot boxes (42:20).

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