The State Hornet

GAME THEORY: Locked content a deceptive tactic

Nathan Mendelowitz

April 26, 2012

With the ability to extend a game through downloadable content, developers have made it worthwhile to play for the long run. However, developers are beginning to lock content on the disc and require players to pay to unlock it. It no longer counts as downloadable content, but now becomes a question of...

GAME THEORY: Developers need to be more creative with ports

Nathan Mendelowitz

March 28, 2012

Being able to download classic games and arcade favorites on consoles has been a breath of fresh air. It allows gamers to relive the old days and see how video games have changed over time. Developers have been hard at work releasing as many of these classics as they can but have allowed innovation to t...