The State Hornet

Video games proven to be more than a fad

Virginia McCormick

October 9, 2014

Approximately 800 crushed, dilapidated Atari 2600 game cartridges are scheduled for public auction in the coming months.The Alamogordo, New Mexico city council voted 7-0 on Sept. 9 to offer the now infamous “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” games for sale on eBay, as well as on the council’s own websi...

Motion tech still far behind

Motion tech still far behind

Nick Scheuer

October 31, 2012

Motion controls seem to be the next big trend with console developers. Ever since Nintendo introduced the Wii in 2006, Sony and Microsoft have been trying to replicate the Wii’s success with the Playstation Move and the Kinect, respectively. However, motion controls will not last long, due to a psych...

GameFly revitalizes game rentals and helps innovate game availability

Nathan Mendelowitz

August 29, 2012

Renting games has been a big part of the gaming industry since being able to rent Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo games at Blockbuster and Hollywood Video beginning in 1987.However, in recent years with the collapse of both Blockbuster and Hollywood Video, renting games seemed lost. Then GameFly arriv...