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Gaming Beyond Entertainment

Gaming Beyond Entertainment

We are living in today a world of unprecedented change in technology, the environment, politics, and economics. As society looks for answers in the media, the creative industries are more needed than ever to create content that can be considered as authentic and credible, which can assist audiences in improving their knowledge of the world […]

The Early History of Gaming - Part 3

The Early History of Gaming – Part 3

In 1980, we saw the introduction of Space Invaders for the Atari VCS, thanks to the integration of the microprocessor, which suggested that gaming had awoken to a brand-new era. Part of that new era was an increase in sales: the same year saw a 2mn increase in sales for the Atari 2600. The gaming […]

The Early History of Gaming - Part 2

The Early History of Gaming – Part 2

Tech guys recognised that they were onto something. From 1972-1985, over 15 firms started to develop video games for the growing market. The birth of multiplayer gaming In the 70’s, a group of U.S. chain restaurants took advantage of the new trend by installing video games. These games encouraged competition among users as they were […]

The Early History of Gaming - Part 1

The Early History of Gaming – Part 1

Since it made its first steps in the commercial fore in the 50s as something of a technological oddity at a science fair, gaming has evolved into one of the world’s more profitable forms of entertainment. The recent explosion in mobile technology has seen gaming go through its latest revolution and pave the way for […]

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer - Part 2

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer – Part 2

Computer games were so popular in the 80s that media commentators, local government officeholders, psychotherapists, and educators warned of serious negative effects to young people. They said that they would harm their eyes and result in other physical ailments. They also believed that children would prove to be addictive, just like television, and would instil […]

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer - Part 1

The Trials and Tribulations of the 80s Gamer – Part 1

In the early part of the 1980s, thanks to the enormous popularity of Atari, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders, it seemed that everyone was talking about the new phenomenon that was gaming. That was when they weren’t playing them, pf course. Whether it was the latest magazine headline, an ad on the radio, or even a […]

3 Hollywood Stars Who Also Appear in Video Games

3 Hollywood Stars Who Also Appear in Video Games

One of the main winners at the Academy Awards 2019 was Bohemian Rhapsody. Whether you enjoyed it or not, the film won four Oscars, including Best Actor for Rami Malek, who played the late Freddie Mercury. Malek has been seen on both TV and cinema screens for a number of years, including his starring role […]

How VR and AR are Changing the Face of Gaming - Part 2

How VR and AR are Changing the Face of Gaming – Part 2

AR/VR gamers are basically trying to reinvent the field of interactive entertainment. Whereas right now, a mere controller is the piece of kit that enables a player to interact with a game, developers in the realm of VR are tasked with more advanced aspects of the human form and its limitations. AR developers, on the […]