Microsoft and Sony have done sales on their disc based downloadable games. Not only that, but after a certain amount of time has passed they will drop the price (just like the physical version. $60 -> $20). The only thing we WON'T get is the clearing of inventory sales that retailing have to do.
Competition between retail and digital services is paramount to the consumer.
There's currently no competition between retail and digital services... If you're looking at PC games or music then digital is in the mass majority and retail isn't competitively pricing their products.
Not surprising at all... he was the only one posting any content to Screened since Alex left. I think Screened is going to lose a large part of it's viewership since both Matt and Alex are gone. That's like if Norm and Will left Tested after being acquired.