Starting with the iconic first-person shooter Farcry in 2004, Crytek’s CryEngine blazed a path into the gaming world. Developed in 2002, CryEngine is now a mainstay in game development. Many games use CryEngine: the Farcry series, Crysis franchise, and Warhorse Studio’s Kingdom Come: Deliverance to name a few. With an impressive list of games and […]
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:
In today’s world, we’re always trying to improve ourselves and our performance. While many take part in gym visits, running, sports, writing workshops, and book clubs, where do you get a hold of something that will enhance things like your IQ, memory, and coordination? If you’re a gamer like me, your hand-eye coordination is second […]
Indie games have really been knocking it out of the park, lately. But they don’t always get the recognition they deserve. This showcase looks at five indie games of varying levels of popularity that you may have missed. Related: The Pros and Cons of Indie Game Development We take a look at what the game […]