If you’re old enough to remember the feelings of both frustration and relief when your Nintendo Entertainment System cart wouldn’t play but blowing on the contacts… letting it hang over the lip of the system and pressing down always seemed to do the trick, then you grew up in a great time.
Now, we have digital downloads. No more dragon breath required, but you do find yourself at the mercy of the game’s servers when you want to play.
Which is better, physical carts or digital downloads? Which has the stamina to go the distance and come out victorious in the game wars? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play Podcast.