UFC Undisputed 2010 has joined the "Project $10" bandwagon - at half the price - walling off its multiplayer content behind a one-use code that costs $5 to anyone without it, i.e. those who rent or buy the game used.
Strong users of rental services and resale or trade-in options, sports gamers justifiably feel blindsided by EA Sports' new "Online Pass," which requires a ton of once-standard game content to be activated by a one-use code.
Goozex is a swap-meet alternative to reselling that's gotten pretty popular with cash-conscious gamers. The service just added 6,000 titles on several retro platforms, from the Nintendo 64 all the way back to the Atari 2600.
So yesterday saw a huge row over the issue of used game sales, specifically one writer's now-disowned call for them to be regulated heavily in favor of the publishers. Victor Godinez of the Dallas Morning News wrote to me to share some details of an interview he had Thursday with Dan DeMatteo, the chief executive…