Are Video Games Doomed to a Digital Future? The Sad State of Physical Ownership.

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The advent of digital media has brought many gifts, including the ease of convenience and more games than anyone could ever play. But the sacrifice? Physical copies of our favorite games--carts, cards, and discs, not to mention manuals and other amenities--look doomed to disappear. In this bite-sized 'sode, Mr. Pacario examines the pastime's slow crawl away from tangible media and into a digital future in which even the concept of ownership is a losing proposition.
Check out Pacario's occasionally updated blog here: https://www.destructoid.com/blogs/Pacario
Thanks to Decktonic (www.decktonic.com) for the cover music

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