This year’s annual iteration of the old Canadian came of puck came out recently. NHL has been a very succesful series the last few years. It seems since it was revamped in 2007 (for the Xbox 360) it has improved a great deal each year. NHL 11 is no exception to this recent trend.
Socially-based games have been steadily gaining mainstream popularity with champions such as the Nintendo Wii and Zynga’s Farmville. The interesting aspect of the new paradigm is its accessibility to all age groups, particularly very young and very old players who would not traditionally be found in front of the computer screen.
Why the sudden shift in demographic?