I spent countless hours, (okay, it was 363 hours), in Skyrim. While the game is great, things like visuals, user interface, and the same old weapons can get dulled over time. While browsing the Steam Workshop for mods, I didn’t even know where to begin. There are hundreds and hundreds for just Skyrim alone. Things […]
What's Going on in Gaming Today?
Over the last 20 years the popularity of video games has significantly increased, completely changing the entertainment industry.
With improvements in technology and the growth of Esports, video games have finally taken the center stage. With that growth, the need for smart and creative video game designers, developers, and artists has risen to an all-time high.
Check out some popular gaming industry articles:
- Top 10 Books for Game Design
- The Rise of Women in Gaming
- How to Become a Video Game Tester
- The 50 Greatest Video Game Characters ... Ever!
- Game Design Youtube Channels
Games that used to take 3-10 people to create, now take more than 100 and costs tens of millions of dollars. Even games designed for mobile devices can take years to create. But with so much money on the line (billions), it's more important than ever to produce something special.
With all that's changing it can be a little difficult to figure out where you fit in. For those interested in getting an education, becoming a professional game designer, or making games from home, we've organized our gaming industry archives to help you take the next step.
The Fun Side of Gaming:
Open world games. This term is always being thrown around in the landscape of video game releases. “It’s got a great open world!”, or “The open world system really makes it feel like you’re living there”. What is an open world game exactly? What is ‘Open World’? The open world doesn’t refer necessarily to a […]
I feel like people don’t appreciate video game music enough. If you really listen to the music that accompanies your favorite game, you can find some great little gems that you will get hooked on. Gone are the days where video game music was little bleeps and blips, rudimentary sound effects that equaled rudimentary graphics […]