The Psychology of Twitch and Youtube If you grew up before the advent of online gaming mechanisms like Xbox live and the PlayStation Network, you probably spent countless hours at your friends’ houses playing video games. If you’re anything like us, you had that one friend who would always make you watch him play his […]
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.
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- Top 10 Books for Game Design
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- 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 no particular order… 10. Augmented Reality Let’s get augmented reality out of the way first…with Pokemon Go! It’ a huge hit with millions and millions of people. For a while, anyway. Ultimately, the gameplay was not compelling enough to retain the high numbers that Niantic nabbed right out of the gate. Despite the steep […]
This scorcher of a summer is practically a distant memory by now (or at least it would be if the temperature would ever cool down). And while you might have missed keeping cool with a wave of game design camps this year, there is hope. There is hope because seasons are a cyclical thing. There […]