The gaming industry overall is a strong unit, but when broken into its independent facets the gulf between profitability of each sub-sector can really be seen. In order to close this gap and create a more evenly balanced experience (mobile gaming accounts for over half of all gaming revenue) there are some industry leaders to emulate
You probably have a lot of time on your hands right now, mostly spent at home with very little to do. Thankfully, if you’re a gamer, then your life is easier to fill with entertainment than it is for other people. There are loads of exciting games out there on so many different consoles. Today, we’re going to bring you some gaming ideas that pretty much everyone can try. You don’t need a console for these, just a smartphone or tablet!
The convention is a stalwart of the culture for many people who consider themselves proud nerds, and for many, they are one of the most important parts of the year. There are, of course, many kinds of conventions out there, and which you will go to will depend largely on where exactly your interests lie. Whether you are keen on going to one of the world-famous ones like ComicCon, or whether you have found a smaller, more specific one that appeals to a particular interest of yours, they are always going to be a great way to delve further into your interests. Let’s look at some of the best reasons why you might want to go to conventions
Whether you are an experienced gamer, or you are just starting out, you have got to be sure that the kit you are using to game with offers the ultimate gaming experience and can adequately cope with the game itself.
Games are constantly evolving. They are getting better with every month that passes, and as a result, you are going to have to consider upgrading every few years. With this in mind, not only do you need to find the right gear, but you also have to consider the future so that you don’t have to upgrade a lot quicker than anticipated
The resurgence in popularity of pinball has created a new market for virtual machines. These machines allow gamers to play digital recreations and mastered versions of classic games, and they can even be connected to your PC and other devices. Where vintage pinball machines are great collector’s items, virtual machines are perhaps a more practical way to preserve the games in history. Don’t let that stop you from investing in a real pinball machine as these are inherently cool, but there are some advantages to virtual machines
Many of us have spent real money on virtual items in games, whether it be extra pokeballs in Pokemon Go or gems to help us level up in Clash of Clans. While some of us are happy to spend money on these items, others may see it as spending money on nothing. After all, you can’t hold a virtual sword that you’ve bought in a game. What have you really bought with your money?
There are times when having it can be beneficial to have a bootable USB drive for Mac because it is great to back up at all times. Why you may want to do this and how to do it are easy and important. Whether you’re playing The Longing or Portal, you can always play via a USB
The world of gaming is tremendously vast and exciting these days, with a title out there for just about any preference and budget.
While many think of the biggest-selling games of each year such as your licensed sports games and the latest FPS, there are so many developers out there who have put their own unique spin on the common and established tropes of big-hit titles. This isn’t to say that these games are knockoffs – such a view couldn’t be further from the truth – as they actually expand what it means to be a game of that genre.
So, let’s dig into some of the tremendous releases which have toyed with the themes, tropes, and genres already established across gaming
Few PC fans have escaped the addictive excitement of the Age of Empires series. Some joined the hype in the 1990s with the launch of the first game, which literally forced you to build a civilization from nothing back in the stone age, while others were immersed in the Age of Mythology spin-off that showed the true power of the gods. With Age of Empires being remastered and there being a whole Microsoft studio devoted to Age of Empires, can we expect more from Age of Mythology?
Find out what the best video games of 2018 were and what platforms they are available on in our end of year gaming round-up. Only the top titles make our list