Mashcast #5: Digital Distribution
A look at Digital Distribution and we engage in the HZD vs BoTW debate!...
In the 2018 State of the Gaming Union, we discussed trends, but one we forgot to talk about was Games as a Service (GaaS for short). Ubisoft seems to be taking steps to cement GaaS as part of their business model, and if Ubisoft it doing it, it means the trend is in full effect. How will this affect Ubisoft directly? How will this affect the rest of the industry? What are the positives and negatives of GaaS on gamers and gaming communities?
Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Combat games.
Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.
Gaming has been a core part throughout Poptarts life. Though her specialty is JRPGs, she tries to branch out and try new things. Most of her time gets put into the MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV, but she still finds time to play new games.
On this episode, we talk RP system changes, and Apex Legends mobile!!
We're talking, mostly, about patch 6.1's story. Also just a little bit about third party tools.
This week Bob and Mel get are joined by Ayle and Rugs to discuss the Sunwell progress, Isle of Quel’Danas, and more!
Shepard returns to Eden Prime to check out a Prothean relic that is more than just a relic.
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