Episode 38: The SNES Classic – Weaponized Nostalgia

This week on Digital Fiasco: Return of the Xbox One X Block, Sony and PayPal clash in the UK, Bioware puts Andromeda DLC on Ice, David Cage and the mechanics of choice. We’ll also talk about remakes and remasters: Threat or menace, but first we’ll talk about the SNES Classic and what it means for gamers.






Episode 38: The SNES Classic – Weaponized Nostalgia

(1:23) Now AlbeL_88 is hung over. I think we need to start a support group.
(2:25) AlbeL_88 plays The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (until he is distracted by a squirrel)
(4:30) AlbeL_88 talks about Hunter x Hunter (for some reason)
(8:54) Jack McBastard plays No Man’s Sky and Minecraft Story Mode
(11:42) Jack McBastard plays The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
(17:18) Jack McBastard complains about the Nintendo Switch design, UI and store
(20:01) Discs, Downloads and DLC Highlights (Summer Drought Edition)
(28:35) News of the World (A special message for Dandr0id)
(29:23) Xbox One X Block
(39:33) PayPal vs PlayStation
(42:33) Beyond Good And Evil 2 Ship and Crew Mechanics
(49:52) Mass Effect: Andromeda Single Player DLC Cancellation Hoax (ironically)
(55:37) Detroit: Become Human has more plot branches but still respects your time
(1:00:21) Marvel has a lot more unannounced games in the works
(1:04:29) Rockstar stands up for Modders
(1:07:37) Star Citizen totally isn’t in financial trouble (really!)
(1:09:18) Fumito Ueda has a wishlist for the Shadow of the Colossus remake
(1:11:47) Quick Hits: Raphael Colantonio, Notch and Mel Gibson
(1:20:50) Nintendo Switch features that were planned then removed
(1:22:49) Nintendo Switch finally releases the Virtual Console! …Wait, what?
(1:30:08) The Options Menu: Checkpoint on remakes, remasters and weaponized nostalgia
(1:53:52) 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.