Episode 24: Gamestop’s Blockbuster Strategy & Having Opinions on the Internet

This Week on Digital Fiasco:
Jim Sterling gets attacked for liking a game, Horizon players have thanksgiving early, Gamestop adopts a Blockbuster strategy, When fans attack: The rise and fall of YouTube celebrities. We’ll also talk about the current state of Mass Effect: Andromeda, but first we get to hear what 10 weeks of disappointment sounds like.





Episode 24: Gamestop’s Blockbuster Strategy & Having Opinions on the Internet

  • (2:04) Jack McBastard is tired enough to play Mass Effect
  • (3:17) Dandr0id plays Ghost Recon Wildlands (and Lumo)
  • (8:47) Jack McBastard plays No Man’s Sky (and insults the Gek)
  • (15:27) Discs, Downloads and DLC (featuring Mass Effect Andromeda)
  • (23:38) Switch Disappointments: Week 9
  • (25:16) Disappointment 1: GDC Survey of Switch Developers
  • (30:01) Disappointment 2: Nintendo locks down cloud storage
  • (32:39) Brightside 1: Superdata reports on Switch sales
  • (35:14) Brightside 2: Nintendo’s efficient certification process (good news / bad news)
  • (37:21) Jim Sterling gives Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 7/10
  • (52:57) Horizon: Zero Dawn facts and figures
  • (58:24) PlayStation Now to add PlayStation 4 games
  • (1:02:09) GameStop’s Blockbuster strategy
  • (1:14:34) Private versus Public Opinions
  • (1:51:14) The Options Menu: Everyone’s Played This Game But Me
  • (1:51:33) Dandr0id hasn’t played Metal Gear Solid V
  • (2:03:20) Neither one of us has played Journey
  • (2:05:40) Jack McBastard hasn’t played Shovel Knight
  • (2:12:58) Indie Shoutout: Where Is My Hammer (itch.io)
  • (2:14:37) Outtro

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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.