Excerpt: Anyone that knows me or has spoken to me has realised by now that Borderlands is essentially my top game for 2009. It has its faults but they are soon forgiven for addictive gameplay which keeps me coming back for more.
Excerpt: Apple recently announced that a whopping 30,000 games are now available for download from the Appstore, which begs the question – how does a game manage to stand out in such a crowded marketplace? Perhaps it will boast revolutionary graphics or groundbreaking accelerometer controls.
Summary: A standard video game used to mean that it would offer some gameplay or storyline mode, with the addition of at most a multiplayer option. These days, developers are relying on the extra content and extra modes of gameplay to increase their game’s shelf life.