Gaming

PSN Download Speeds Too Slow? Here’s A Fix

By | Sep 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

For many people, Sony’s PlayStation Network or PSN download speeds are slow, but from the moment game consoles were able to connect to the Internet, it was obvious their ability to make the most out of that precious data pipe was somewhat limited. A video game…

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How the Apple App Store Redesign Will Impact the Gaming Industry

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Apple’s app store launched nine years ago. Just last month, it announced its biggest update since, which will roll out with the iOS 11 update, expected in autumn of this year. Given the important of the app store in the app developer community, I…

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SEGA Forever Will Deliver Free Retro Mobile Games to Your Smartphone

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Everything retro is huge right now. Stranger Things — and I say this with love — is nothing but a grab-bag of retro nostalgia. The result: a critical and financial success. More and more brands are jumping into 70s or 80s throwbacks, even when they…

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Not All Gaming Chairs Are Created Equal

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The average desk chair is made for offices and study rooms. In most cases, gaming isn’t something that brands consider when designing chairs. That’s why it can be frustrating to look for a chair that has everything you need for gaming – and that’s why…

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Why Virtual Reality Gaming May Take Off This Year

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 9:15 am

Virtual reality headsets were one of the most popular Christmas gift items in 2016, largely because the market demand has produced moderately priced versions and we are all looking for the next great technology experience. It is estimated that, by 2020, this market will reach…

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Virtual Reality Arcades Are Catching On: Are They Here To Stay?

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Say goodbye to impossible claw machines, skipped-over Skee Ball alleys and Dance Dance Revolution games that have been collecting dust since the 1990s. Something new is in town and it’ll gobble up your quarters faster than a laundromat.  That’s right, virtual reality arcades are here,…

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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…