We are living in a golden age of gaming. We can access games of years gone by that garnered critical acclaim on multiple platforms with the click of a button. Before, you would have to look on eBay or Amazon, scouring the corners of the internet for that one game you remembered loving as a […]
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:
Before home gaming consoles and PCs kept gamers playing in the comfort of their own homes, there used to be long nights by the arcade cabinet. Pouring quarter after quarter in, see if you could beat your friend’s high score; it was all exhilarating. Not only was the experience one of a kind, but the […]
I just finished up playing the Joan of Arc campaign in the new Age of Empires II Definitive Edition that was recently released. It reminded me of some truly great gaming moments I experienced growing up with the first version. That got me thinking: how did we get here? No, not us, not humanity. That’s […]