This article originally appeared on ABACUS Paying people to play games with you, the Sega Genesis Mini, Iron Man VR and Nintendo Direct speculation: We've got it all on this edition of You Died! Victoria and Shea join me for a round-up of what we're playing, their take on the news of the week, and engaged in the big debate of our time... Yoshi or Kirby? And we're also joined by Josh from Abacus to tell us about his experiences with a "game companion" service in China. He paid women US$4.50 an hour to play games with him, acting as a virtual guardian angel in Overwatch to heal and protect him during battle. Be sure to listen in to hear what it was like! As always, don't forget to reach out to us on Twitter with feedback or your thoughts on what we should cover! I'm on Twitter here , and you can find Victoria here . And good news: Our podcasts are (almost) everywhere! Click the below links to listen to us on: iTunes Spotify Soundcloud Stitcher For more insights into China tech, sign up for our tech newsletters , subscribe to our Inside China Tech podcast , and download the comprehensive 2019 China Internet Report . Also roam China Tech City , an award-winning interactive digital map at our sister site Abacus .