What Is Indie Game Development? Indie, which is short for “independent”, refers to a game made by one person or a small team, especially one without financial support from a publisher. This means that unlike the big-budget titles made by the top developers, indie games are made by people working on their own dime. While […]
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:
While being a game designer often requires hard work, long hours, and plenty of creativity, there are also plenty of advantages. After all, there’s a reason why the position of video game designer is one that most aspiring game developers dream of finding themselves in someday. If you’re considering a career in game design, here are […]
Twitch.tv made national headlines in 2014 when it was bought by Amazon.com for nearly $1 billion. This move left many people wondering “What is Twitch?” and why would Amazon shell out so much dough for a service that was relatively unknown to the general public? However, an in-depth examination of the numbers would show that […]