How China Is Impacting The Global Gaming Industry

The impact of the Chinese economy on the global gaming industry is becoming more and more apparent. As China is poised to become a major player in a variety of markets, the gaming industry will be among them, albeit in a slightly different style than North American markets. Mobile, internet, and subscriptions based games are Read more about How China Is Impacting The Global Gaming Industry[…]

How Online Playing Has Affected The Global Gaming Industry

Almost as soon as computers were developed, computer games followed. With any major shifts in technology, users found ways to create, play, host, and network gaming activities. Online playing, or using the internet to challenge other gamers based in remote locations, has thus been in existence for decades. However, since the internet did not become Read more about How Online Playing Has Affected The Global Gaming Industry[…]

How Game Type Popularity Differs By Country

The popularity of games varies around the world. This is due to many factors including culture, worldview, geography and climate, and even religion. The elements all have influence over the way people think, the things they typically enjoy, and yes, even the games they prefer to play. Let’s look at a few countries to highlight Read more about How Game Type Popularity Differs By Country[…]

Skills That Make Game Developers Unique Compared To Other Developers

It’s interesting to note that though their titles are quite similar, game developers and other developers are often quite different both in educational background and skill set. The skills and personality traits generally required to make a great game developer have some unique twists. Here are a few: Sense of Motion & Gravity The speed Read more about Skills That Make Game Developers Unique Compared To Other Developers[…]

5 Must-See Documentaries About The Gaming Industry

The gaming industry is a booming conglomerate of excited users, creative producers, and savvy marketing teams. A host of documentaries have been made showcasing the industry at large as well as focusing in on particular titles, consumer history, and/or underground subcultures. For this list we have complied our recommendation for the top five must-see gaming Read more about 5 Must-See Documentaries About The Gaming Industry[…]