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Posted by Joshua Sterns on Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:12:00 EST in Console/PC
My Halo story, and how I've grown tired of the franchise.

Posted by Joshua Sterns on Thu, 02 Jun 2011 09:28:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
A solution to rising costs of development that does not burden the customer base. Advertisements are under utilized in videogames, and can provide better solutions then MP restrictions, DLC costs, and additional hardware sales.

Posted by Joshua Sterns on Fri, 03 Sep 2010 10:14:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
My two cents on Xbox Live, the price increase, and advertisements in video games.

Posted by Joshua Sterns on Thu, 08 Apr 2010 01:57:00 EDT in Design
Whenever I personally witness a fight blocking will only go so far. Dodging and countering—using your opponent’s momentum against them—seem more effective and is generally more entertaining.

Posted by Joshua Sterns on Thu, 14 Jan 2010 04:46:00 EST in Design
Three of the most basic labels for a video game are single player, multiplayer (or versus), and co-op. In this post I will explore the evolution of cooperative gameplay through my own experiences.

Posted by Joshua Sterns on Sat, 09 Jan 2010 01:36:00 EST in
For the most part, hardcore gamers have ignored the Wii and motion technology. When you go past all the internet noise, and look at the root of the issue, hardcore gamers simply haven’t found that fun title.

Joshua Sterns's Comments

Comment In: [News - 06/10/2013 - 02:41]

It 's not like PC ...

It 's not like PC 's can be hooked up to an HDTV in the living room....oh wait....they can.

Comment In: [News - 05/21/2013 - 01:41]

@Dave Smith: Not sure if ...

@Dave Smith: Not sure if you 're trolling, or just missed the point. You can replace Mac with PC, and my point still stands. I 'd wager there are a number of potential Xbox customers who already have a device in their home that can make calls on Skype, surf ...

Comment In: [News - 03/11/2013 - 06:53]

Same old arguments being thrown ...

Same old arguments being thrown around. Looks like this topic has not evolved since I left the industry three years ago. Not really surprised. r n r nReading the interview, this article, and the comments remind me of the movie Hook. People spend all there time on work and miss ...

Comment In: [News - 11/29/2012 - 02:00]

I 'd be more interested ...

I 'd be more interested in a comparison between other major releases this year and the data provided. r n r nFor all the valid and invalid complaints, Call of Duty is still money in the bank. Activision has tapped that popular market. The player who isn 't really interested ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/28/2012 - 10:12]

So like Bulletstorm, but funny ...

So like Bulletstorm, but funny r n r nLove humor, and if you have some good writers behind it....oh man that could be fun. Can the main character be called Protagonist

Comment In: [Blog - 08/28/2012 - 02:05]

They could always invade the ...

They could always invade the World of Warcraft lands.