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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]

At this point I 'd ...

At this point I 'd rather spend my money on another 360 with a bigger harddrive.

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

My jaded gamer streak continues. ...

My jaded gamer streak continues. Saw nothing today that peaked my interest. r n r nNo backwards compatibility I can live with. Not being able to play the same game on multiple consoles is a bad joke. r n r nThe TV, stat tracking, and other PC like features is ...

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

Don 't worry. I 'm ...

Don 't worry. I 'm sure QA at the very least will be let go.

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

Tired of it sums up ...

Tired of it sums up my perspective on a lot of games this year.

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

Mass Effect 's Proteans, Halo ...

Mass Effect 's Proteans, Halo 4 's Prometheans, and Ridley Scott 's Prometheus. Seems like the new popular sci-fi words to explain ancient, advanced, and semi-extinct civilizations. I don 't think it 's very creative, and sticking to existing terminology would have been preferred. What 's wrong with Forerunners r ...

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

They could always invade the ...

They could always invade the World of Warcraft lands.