It’s time to consider revising our mental models for these types of games and approach them with a slightly different strategy. Here’s one way to enjoy “play for free” and not become awash in the seas of micro-transactions.
The jig is up. “Black Friday doesn’t care about nerdy people.” There, I said it. Before you get your tweets twisted in a bunch, let’s try and reason it out, together. I’m here to save you from a buyer’s-remorse-laden Saturday after Black Friday. You’re welcome.
After a week with Kinect, I still find myself playing Kinect Adventures. Not because its a stellar title with a great story arc, rather primarily because there are some easy achievements out there in a game in a game that I essentially got for free. I’m also off my couch and moving around.