Logitech G launches first of its kind podcast series

‘Game Changers’ will feature guest speakers and explore the gaming industry

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech , and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, today announced the launch of its own podcast series. Game Changers. The series is the first to be run by a gaming accessories brand and will explore different aspects of the gaming industry. Game Changers will be hosted by founder of Team VVV and HuffPostUK writer, Alan Boiston, who will be joined each week by a guest speaker from the gaming world.

Episode one, which launches today, is entitled ‘Changing minds: how gaming is impacting mental health’. The episode explores the stigmas associated with gaming and mental health, and delves into the various ways that gaming can have a positive impact on a person's wellbeing. Guest speaker Sweet Anita, who has tourettes syndrome, talks about how gaming has affected her life and helped her educate fellow gamers on her condition. We also hear from gaming developer Claire Morley from 3-Fold games, who is currently developing a game about dementia called ‘Before I Forget’. She discusses the positive outlet gaming provides for individuals as well as the educational value that game playing offers.

Episode series:

  • 14th April – Changing minds: how gaming is impacting mental health
  • 21st April – Changing the climate: how do we play for the planet?
  • 28th April – Changing odds: who wants to be a gaming millionaire?
  • 4th May – Changing the game: are esports gamers our future Olympians?
  • 12th May – Changing the space: brands are taking over your games
  • 19th May – Changing perceptions: how do we make gaming more accessible to disabled gamers?

Anne-Marie McGarry, Cluster Category Manager North West Europe - Gaming at Logitech G comments, “we want to highlight the positive aspects of gaming and change the mindset of those with misconceptions towards the industry. We know from working with industry experts and gamers from all different walks of life that gaming can act as a personal release or stress reliever, but we also see much wider benefits of gaming to the whole of society, in terms of promoting teamwork, collaboration and mental wellbeing.”

Game Changers podcast will be available to listen to on Apple podcast, Deezer, Alexa, Google assistant, Google play, IHeartRadio, Podcast, SoundCloud, Spotify, Stitcher and TuneIn from today.