Escapist Podcast
116: Games Failing for the Right Reason

The Escapist Staff | 8 Nov 2013 19:00
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This week, we talk about Blockbuster shutting its doors for good and Ubisoft's statement that a modern day Assassin's Creed is Mechanically Unfeasible. We also discuss EA CEO's comments on wanting games to fail for the right reasons.

The cast this week: Greg Tito, Jon Bolding, Schuyler Dievendorf and Justin Clouse

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Running Time: 1 hour 6 min

00:14 - Introductions
04:40 - Games based on older properties
11:20 - Blockbuster closes finally 300 stores
20:00 - Nintendo claims no "Dark Future" is in store
28:25 - Nintendo justifies why digital downloads cost the same as retail
34:05 - EA CEO wants its games to fail for the right reasons
46:56 - Ubisoft claims that modern day Assassin's Creed is mechanically unfeasible


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