The Case for Microtransactions: Looking at both Sides of the Coin

As the world of video games evolves over time, video game companies are trying to find more and more ways to soak up every single dollar they can from the video game industry. The video game industry is massive and one that is seeing hundreds of thousands of new gamers each and every day. As new consoles and games are being released, companies are trying to find other strategies to make extra money off of … Read more

Is NHL 13 the Best Substitute for Hockey Fans?

NHL 13 might be the closest hockey fans will get to their favorite game this year as it appears that once again players and team owners fight over financial issues. In 2004 the entire season was canceled for the same reasons, and it appears that those who love this game will have to find solace in playing EA sports’ latest installment. Depressing as it might sound, waiting for the season to begin while playing NHL … Read more

Madden NFL 13 Captures What Football is About

This year it will be particularly difficult for cynical players to claim that if you’ve played one Madden you’ve played them all, because Madden NFL 13 promises to be something different. Naturally, the game doesn’t stray from the core concepts that make football popular and doesn’t change anything that would compromise the game’s realism. What it does is to bring all the piece of the puzzle together in a game that recreates the atmosphere of … Read more