That does not matter. What matters is that addiction is tied to the spending of money. Rare items and their associated bling function as a reward to reinforce the behaviour of paying the microtransactions. This is the same form of operant conditioning behind trading card games and gambling machines.
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And the Champion is one of only, what, only 6 people to have held ratings over 2800?
Ratings tend to inflate over time. You can't compare them between eras.
False. With some scraps from the plane she could've built a simple still to desalinate the sea water.
Corporations wouldn't even exist if it weren't for governments passing laws to create them. A truly unregulated market consists only of individuals with full responsibility for their actions.
Just separate single player and online accounts, or give people the option to do so
That would reduce the potential market for their real money auction house. The whole point of this charade is to get as many cattle as possible into the fields, "farming" items for Blizzard to profit from.
North Korea exists only with the support of outside nations. It is not a self-sustaining regime.
Huh? There is no mention of VATS whatsoever prior to Fallout 3. It was retroactively inserted into the fiction by Bethesda.
Sure you can. By buying the console itself you're buying all the hardware you need to dump the discs.
Couple that with a USB hard drive (or the internal flash memory) and you're in business.
Yes. Bully is exactly the GTA model brought to boarding school. Gangs have been replaced by cliques. Cars and motorcycles have been replaced by skateboards, go-karts and bicycles. Guns and grenades have been replaced by slingshots and stink bombs.
It follows the formula to the letter.
Tell that to the makers of professional sports equipment (shoes, baseball gloves, bats, hockey sticks etc.)
It's a simple fact: many people buy what the pros buy and would be insulted if told they should buy a product "dumbed-down" to their level.
He is admitting that Steve Jobs made a mistake hiring John Sculley.
Apple never hired Steve Jobs, they bought his company (Next).
But not a whole lot of fun in practice.
Spelunky http://www.spelunkyworld.com/ is a way better example of a platformer with randomly generated levels.
I think you're confusing them for the ESA. The ESRB is supported by the ESA.