We no longer bat an eyelid when a new game is released as a digital download. In the days of high speed internet, incredible server sizes, and DLC, keeping your entire game library on your console is an entirely feasible, if frustratingly intangible, route to take. It must have been strange, then, when Atari 2600 owners first downloaded Cosmic Ark, Space Cavern, or Bank Heist to their systems back in the 1980s.
The Nintendo Switch cartridge cost has been a hot topic among video game industry discussions this past week. After several releases carried a higher price tag on the Switch system both physically and digitally, consumers began to question Nintendo's pricing tactics. It seems, however, that Nintendo's efforts to keep physical retailers happy by keeping prices... Continue Reading →