This week, Bethesda, acclaimed developer of “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” and “Fallout 4,” announced that it would not release review copies for any of its upcoming titles. The company employed the same practice with “DOOM,” the shooter it published in April. In other news, the games shown in the trailer for the Nintendo Switch have fallen under scrutiny, and Nintendo released a statement that said no one should assume that the trailer represents actual game footage. The onLAN crew takes a look at these somewhat shady practices in this week’s podcast.

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