According to an email The Consumerist
says one of its readers received, struggling entertainment rental store Blockbuster is considering adding games to its media-by-mail service (think GameFly
). According to the email, customers would "be able to choose from over 3,000 different games, including many popular new releases."
When asked if Netflix would consider a similar move, a company spokesperson seemed unenthusiastic, saying "Movies are perennial. A great movie from 1972 is still a great movie but who wants to play Madden '95
?" Sounds like somebody knows on which side their proverbial bread is buttered