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: Street Fighter X Tekken

Nathan Mendelowitz

March 20, 2012

The allure of "Street Fighter X Tekken" is that it pits fighters from the “Street Fighter” franchise against fighters from the “Tekken” franchise, both of which have been on opposite ends of the fighting game spectrum. But is mixing two games with different fighting engines a great idea? Ye...