Free Bytes: Upgrade Complete

“Now here’s a game that challenges the very notion of what a game can or should be about. Forgive me if I sound a bit spoiled, but I’m pretty sure most of the games I’m used to delving into are generally finished when I start playing them. That’s not the case in Upgrade Complete — a very basic shooter that forces you to wrack up cash in order to upgrade the actual basic elements of the game itself in order to play it. However, that’s oddly what makes it such a fun experiment to mess around with.”

Check out the full column here at IGN’s Green Pixels.