Why Would a Game With No Online Play Require an Online Connection?

For some, the inclusion of DRM - "digital rights management" which prevents copying - is a provocative act. That makes requiring an online check-in for a game with no online component, like Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2, both perplexing and obnoxious. » 2/03/11 6:00pm 2/03/11 6:00pm