A 2013 report indicated that 1.2 billion people play video games worldwide. That was three years ago. Games are everywhere, and you can see it whether you’re signed in on your Xbox One or fielding dozens of requests to play the latest game app with your friends on Facebook. Over one billion people are playing […]
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:
The question on every game designer’s mind is the same: “How do I make a game that people will find fun, will become popular, and make a lot of money?“ While there’s no simple answer, it never hurts to see what some of the best games have in common. Below you’ll find a few things […]
You think you have it all figured out. It’s genius. What is one of your favorite things to do in your spare time? Play a game, watch a trailer for a game, read about a game. You wish you could spend all your time with games. But LIFE says you have to make money otherwise […]