Episode 07: Ubisoft’s Last Stand and Blizzcon 2016

dfep07-sc This week on Digital Fiasco: Blaster Master stays retro, Titanfall vs Twitter, Ubisoft’s last stand, CD Projekt Red circles the wagons, and Blizzard takes over the world. We’ll also talk about some hidden gems in our backlogs, but first we go non-digital and talk about our favorite board games. All of that and more, on this episode of Digital Fiasco.





Episode 07: Ubisoft’s Last Stand and Blizzcon 2016

    • (1:47) Board Games – Myth, Twilight Imperium, Cosmic Encounter, The Iron Throne
    • (6:23) Dandr0id Plays: Dishonored
    • (13:06) Jack avoids Playing: Skyrim Special Edition
    • (14:41) Jack Plays: Eon Altar
    • (22:10) Jack Plays: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
    • (31:13) New Releases
    • (48:05) Titanfall’s tacky tweets
    • (55:21) PlayStation 4 Sales figures and the PlayStation 4 Pro
    • (58:31) Zero Escape: The Nonary Games
    • (1:01:00) Red Dead Remonetization
    • (1:05:04) Blaster Master Zero
    • (1:09:58) Red Faction 2 and THQ Nordic’s master plan
    • (1:13:34) Ubisoft vs Vivendi: Blood in the Water
    • (1:20:03) CD Projekt Red rumors of takeover
    • (1:26:32) Sombra revealed at Blizzcon 2016
    • (1:34:27) Official Overwatch League
    • (1:40:43) Grabby McBagface
    • (1:42:32) Options Menu: Tales from the Backlog
    • (1:47:02) Options Menu: Hidden Gems – Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
    • (1:53:49) Options Menu: Hidden Gems – Syndicate (2012)

I had tweeted to Peter Olotka, one of the creators of Cosmic Encounter, to thank him for such a fantastic game. He was kind enough to provide his take on how CE stacked up against the new Game of Thones themed version, The Iron Throne:

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Hailing from parts unknown, Jack McBastard is more machine than man, twisted and evil. He doesn't agree with the other four dentists, and always stays crispy in milk.
Favorite games include Bioshock, Metal Gear Solid, Uncharted, XCOM.