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Goldman Sachs Has Four Charts Showing the Huge Potential in Virtual and Augmented Reality

Virtual reality started making fresh headlines in 2014, when Facebook made a $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR. Now Google Inc. has ramped up its …

Why social media is the real Trump card in the US election | John Naughton

Mainstream news is not to blame for Donald Trump’s ascendancy. After all, it’s largely ignored by his supporters<p>As the Trump bandwagon gathers speed, one of the most touching sights is that of mainstream journalists in full-on <i>mea culpa</i> mode. “Those of us in the news media have sometimes blamed …

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The Horrible World Of Video Game Crunch

In February of 2011, fresh off nine months of 80-hour work weeks, Jessica Chavez took a pair of scissors to her hair. She’d been working so hard on a …

11 video game trends that will change the future of the industry

Virtual reality is the hot topic of conversation, but here’s how other trends, from augmented reality to the rejection of ‘crunch’, could change the future of gaming<p>The focus of this year’s Develop, the annual game developer conference held in Brighton, was unmistakable: virtual reality. The aim of …

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When crowdfunding reveals the realities of game dev budgets

In recent years, crowdfunding has become a serious option for game developers -- and a welcome alternative for those long constrained by traditional …

Gaming's new superstars are independent developers

Independent games don't rule the sales charts. Their fan base is dwarfed by that of even a mid-level game put out by a major publisher. And the money …

Despite industry growth, game developers worry about jobs

Video game professionals have somewhat mixed views when it comes to their industry. While the majority expect overall growth to continue, they’re …

How The Video Game Industry Is Changing | Investopedia

Video games have yet to hit a real peak as far as how good the design and technology can be. In this article, we’ll look at how the video game …

Gaming Industry

Virtual Reality Video Game Industry to Generate $5.1 Billion in 2016

Video games will be the key driver of virtual reality hardware this year, according to a new report from SuperData Research. Game developers will …

What Is the Job Outlook for a Career in Game Designing?

Job Description<p>Game designers are responsible for the construction of many different computerized games, namely video games. As a game designer, …