The Appetizer Sony patented a concept this year which enables users to play “degradable” versions of videogame demos.Â In essence, the game demo would, after a certain point (ie- number of plays or hours playing) start to “downgrade” itself until it did not work anymore.
The Appetizer: One of EA’s latest endeavors, titled the Online Pass, is included in their latest sports games.Â The Online Pass is a new feature that requires a one-time use code that can only be found within the box of the game which will enable players access to use online exclusive capabilities and materials not […]
The Appetizer Sony announcedÂ the launch of PSPgo, a new evolution of their handheld entertainment system, PSP.Â There is a major change in the design of the system, having a slide-up screen, similar to many of the qwerty-keyboard-type smartphones that hide the alphabet keys underneath the screen– but that’s not why the PSPgo is being […]
The Appetizer When Sony Playstation, in an effort to help cut cost for their once overly expensive system, announced the elimination of backwards compatibility to the PS3 (the ability to play videogames from earlier videogame systems by the same company– in their case Playstation 2 DVD games in the Playstation 3 system), a feature that […]
The Appetizer Major videogame store retailer, GameStop, is well aware of the looming threat that digital distribution will ultimately have on its current business model.Â With the major platforms slowly making shifts into selling the products online and through stores controlled directly by them (with systems such as PSPgo and now the Iphone/Itouch community being […]