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Backstage: The Full Game + Expansion Pack Model, or, Why Wipeout HD Fury = The Future of Downloadable Games

Developers have been wringing their hands over App Store pricing for the past year, trying to figure out how to make money on games that—under the best conditions, but in actuality, very rarely—approach the quality of PlayStation Portable releases. So here’s the answer: Sony’s futuristic hovercraft racing game Wipeout HD Fury. We profiled Wipeout HD last September, a $20 downloadable game for the PlayStation 3 console, praising…