Ian Keldon wrote:
The game situation is about to get really "interesting" with the new "locked" consoles (designed to prevent buying used games and/or sharing games with friends)
Wow. That should kill the game rental market too.
Very possibly. The end state the game makers (and most other IP property right holders) want to achieve is that you never
own what you bought. You buy a certain amount of use
of the material, in effect renting it.