It was late summer 2008. We had hits like Metal Gear Solid 4 and Battlefield: Bad Company released. However, Xbox Live Arcade released the sequel to the wildly popular game Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved. Retro Evolved 2 continued the first game’s wild visuals, beautiful colors, and addicting, fast-paced gameplay. After I downloaded it, it wasn’t […]
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:
I think it’s pretty obvious that there is no better time to be a gamer than right now. We’re flooded with quality titles and killer apps that elevate the art form to new levels. Specifically, RPGs have seen a great resurgence amongst all the FPS titles and Battle Royale games. Wait…what does RPG stand for […]
Back in 2017, people turned heads at the release of a game. No, I am not talking about the release of a big title like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, or Divinity: Original Sin II. What if I told you the release of a game involving kittens made waves. […]