I think Blockbuster still exists, but I’m not sure. I vaguely remember driving by one at some point, but maybe it’s just a jumbled memory. In order to stay relevant against the likes of Netflix and, well, Netflix Blockbuster started the whole online movie rental thing with Total Access. I guess it isn’t going as well as they want it to, so they’ve decided to jump in on the gaming rental scheme.
Starting on June 30 a pilot program begin in Cleveland, Ohio where people may enjoy getting their games from them… possibly. Customers will pay per game on top of a small monthly fee. The program is going to merge with the current Total Access program and will also offer the rental options for in store games. They’ll offer PS2, PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 games. So movies and games together? Two worlds colliding. Will it work or fail?