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Why Have Video Game Developer Jobs Dropped 65 Percent in 3 Years?

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Job openings for video game developers dropped 65 percent since 2014, according to new data from job search site Indeed. That’s despite the growing video game industry, which is estimated to top off at a worth of $91 billion dollars in 2020. So what’s behind…

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Shaquille O’Neal Announces eSports Gaming Marathon at the White House

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The world of eSports has taken the world by storm in recent years. With everything from official leagues to Olympic consideration, professional gamers are finally carving out their niche in the world of sports and entertainment. And while gaming is still a far cry…

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How Cloud Gaming Will Popularize Virtual Reality

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 9:47 am

Is virtual reality still too expensive? The answer largely depends on who you ask. Watching VR videos with Google Cardboard costs pennies (or nothing if you DIY the gizmo). Large companies don’t mind cashing out for VR as well, as some of the recent…

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8 Tips for Aspiring Indie Game Developers

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 11:04 am

Pokémon Go has certainly changed the landscape of gaming. Can you imagine hiring an Uber driver just to drive you around for your searches? Or, how about meeting that special person while on the hunt? These things are really happening right now. And Indie…

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‘Town of Salem’ Takes Social Gaming to a New Level

By | Aug 12, 2016 at 1:24 pm

With more than 1.2 billion people playing video games worldwide, the industry has reached an all-time high in terms of users and revenue. New video game trends are helping shape the gaming behaviors of users, with technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality changing the way that people interact…

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Developers Are Doing Everything to Succeed in Pokémon Go

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 11:00 am

People often think that developers don’t have enough time to do anything outside of work, let alone play games. Upon casual observation this may appear true, as developers frequently work very hard for long hours and don’t allow themselves a lot of free time. However, some…

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Trends That Are Defining the Future of Video Gaming

By | Jun 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Video gaming is big business. It’s reach spans various demographics. It has established pop culture ties, and has become a way for people to relate to and interact with one another. It is also an industry where things are continually changing. Here are some…

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Is Virtual Reality Too Expensive for Gamers?

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm

This year is dubbed as the year when virtual reality (VR) gaming will finally take off. Oculus Rift is finally hitting mass markets, HTC has finally unveiled their own VR device – the rumored HTC Vive, and Sony’s VR PlayStation is announced to launch…

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Here are 6 Epic Things Your Playstation 4 Can Do

By | Nov 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It’s Black Friday, and some of the most coveted deals of the day are Xbox One and Playstation 4. Each of them plays games, no doubt, but there are a lot of people who think Playstation 4 is capable of so much more awesomeness. And…

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Video Games in China: PC Gaming still Dominant?

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The gaming industry in China has always been a difficult market for Western companies to penetrate. In the 1990s, high entry costs for customers and high piracy rate for developers and publishers were amongst the biggest roadblocks for Western companies to develop within the…

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The 5 Best iPhone Games to Download This Week

By | Jul 10, 2015 at 9:00 am

Since hundreds of games launch in the App Store each day, for a regular user, it has become an impossible task to spot the right apps to get the job done — or to just kill the time and have some fun. This week’s…

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Play Ramboat This Fourth of July Weekend

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Inspired by Metal Slug and the Contra saga, along with some aspects of Jetpack Joyride, Ramboat is a nice game with classic arcade-style shooting action, but in a boat. Now that the holiday is here, the developers, Genera Games, have updated the game with…

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Know the Score: The Benefits of Gamification in Online Communities

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Ever since gaming became its own subculture it has been fraught with controversy, taking the blame for everything from laziness in young adults to the horrors of the Columbine shooting. However, despite the standard media narrative that gaming is destructive, the fundamentals of gaming…

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French Artist Koola Creates Photorealism Using Unreal Engine 4

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Unreal Engine 4 promised to open up the world of game development with a host of tools for developers to create unlimited worlds. Now, one French artist, known only as Koola, has delivered by creating amazing photorealistic renderings using the engine.   While the…