Episode 31: Trademarks are a Pain in the Æ

The Digital Fiasco Podcast - Episode 31: Trademarks are a Pain in the ÆThis week on The Digital Fiasco Podcast: THQ Nordic unleashes its Fury, Zenimax Preys upon rival studios, Half Life is a death sentence, Valve has a gift for pissing off G2A. We’ll also talk about Sea of Thieves’ roadmap as a multi-year service, but first we’ll talk about Nintendo’s successful switch launch.

 

 

 

 

Episode 31: Trademarks are a Pain in the Æ

(2:23) Dandr0id plays Rain World
(10:34) Dandr0id returns to Metro: Last Light Redux
(18:17) Jack McBastard plays Shock Tactics
(23:11) Jack McBastard plays Prey (2017)
(35:23) Discs, Downloads and DLC
(42:25) E3 Hype (Superbowl vs The Draft)
(48:12) Darksiders III officially confirmed (and involuntary marketing)
(51:42) God of War (2018)
(56:42) Quick Hits: Persona 5 tops PSN’s downloads for April
(57:06) Quick Hits: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds sells 2 million copies in its first month
(59:10) Quick Hits: Mafia III DLC “Stones Unturned”
(1:02:14) Quick Hits: Sledgehammer almost did Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 2
(1:03:17) Quick Hits: Red Barrels acknowledges that Outlast 2 might be “a bit too sadistic”
(1:05:04) Bethesda knocks Praey for the Gods on its æ (Trademark Law 101)
(1:16:50) Arkane wouldn’t work on “Return to Ravenholm” if it was offered today
(1:20:00) Valve has a gift for pissing off G2A
(1:25:29) Nintendo’s forecast for Switch sales is bullish
(1:30:55) Xbox Insiders getting test update that causes factory reset
(1:35:42) Phil Spencer talks about Sea of Thieves in the most boring way possible
(1:47:26) The Options Menu: New Game Plus
(1:48:24) New Game Plus: Starfox 64
(1:56:45) New Game Plus: Mass Effect Trilogy

 

BONUS:

List of games set in the Vietnam War (Wikipedia)

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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.