Episode from the podcastOrbital

LG Quits Mobiles / Outriders Review

Released Friday, 9th April 2021
Good episode? Give it some love!
Why did LG give up on its smartphones business?

Gadgets 360 reviews editor Jamshed Avari and Counterpoint analyst Tarun Pathak join host Akhil Arora to discuss what led to LG's exit, the Korean manufacturers' innovations and mistakes, and how the industry is due for another upheveal.

Watch: RIP LG Smartphones

Later, we jump over to Outriders, the new co-op RPG shooter from People Can Fly, out on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X.

Resident gamer and Gadgets 360 chief sub-editor Shayak Majumder joins Akhil to talk about the good and the bad of the new video game: the recurring server troubles, the varying character classes, the keep-you-on-your-toes gameplay, and problems with cross-play and grinding.

Read: Outriders Review

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

Write to us at podcast@gadgets360.com

Intro (00:00)
What made LG quit? (00:32)
LG's innovative ideas—and problems (03:50)
Did we see LG's exit coming? (06:52)
LG first, phones second (10:54)
LG's other failures: webOS and Intel (12:55)
Does this impact LG? (14:44)
Who's next? And what's the future like? (16:19)
Outriders (22:00)
What Outriders is like (23:18)
Outriders feels old—but has some good ideas (25:30)
Outriders enemies and gameplay (28:40)
Character classes in Outriders (30:42)
Grinding and 'World Tier' (36:09)
The thing with microtransactions (41:30)
Server troubles and cross-play (45:27)
Outro (49:26)

Creators & Guests

We don't know anything about the creators of this episode yet. You can add them yourself so they can be credited for this and other podcasts.

Episode Reviews

This episode hasn't been reviewed yet. You can add a review to show others what you thought.

This podcast, its content, and its artwork are not owned by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Podchaser.
Rate Episode

Share This Episode

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Moderator Stats

Podcast ID

Episode Details

49m 50s
Episode Type

Episode Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.