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How to turn your gaming hobby into a business

How to Turn Your Gaming Hobby Into A Business

The gaming industry is a thriving industry with many opportunities for budding entrepreneurs. Many people with a passion for gaming would love to turn their hobby into a business, but how they go about doing that? Here are five simple steps to take if you’re looking to turn your gaming hobby into a business.  Create…

5 ways playing computer games makes you smarter

5 Ways Playing Computer Games Makes You Smarter

Introduction We know that chess is a game related to people with above-average intelligence because it requires complex analytical thinking, predicting your opponent’s moves, and the ability to learn which piece moves in which direction. To see if there is a link between video games and high IQ, the researchers from the University of York…

Retro games you can’t stop playing in your browser

Retro Games You Can’t Stop Playing In Your Browser

Whether you call them retro or classic, there are a few games that totally resisted the test of time and keep going strong even today. Even more, they’re so popular that you can find them in a wide range of formats (console or PC games, mobile games, or browser games).  But, given the increased degree…

3 key factors driving the online gaming revolution

3 Key Factors Driving the Online Gaming Revolution

When the world of online gaming began gaining popularity around the turn of the millennium, few could have imagined the rate at which the industry would evolve over the course of the next two decades. In the last ten years alone, the online gaming market has grown significantly every year without fail. According to a…

The price is right for the nintendo switch’s online service

The Price is Right for the Nintendo Switch’s Online Service

While Nintendo has kept fairly quiet about the Switch’s online service, fans have been pretty vocal on the matter. Sure, some details were released (and not all of them satisfying), but a crucial question hadn’t been answered barely over a month before launch. How much will this service cost? The president of Nintendo in Japan finally…

Keep your eye on the app store

Keep Your Eye on the App Store

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone or tablet, then along with millions of others you are riding a multi-million dollar wave. Over the last ten years things have changed dramatically with the development of new games incorporating touchscreen design on both Android and iOS. Be aware that although many of these games are…

Tales of an average online gamer 4: armchair management

Tales of an Average Online Gamer 4: Armchair Management

I’ve spoken at length on here before of the traditional forms of multiplayer online gaming, but what if you’re more armchair general than infantry leader? Because there’s one area of online gaming I have been tangentially involved with for a few years now, and that’s sports management. Blackout Rugby is a freemium rugby management game,…

What’s with all the launch issues?

What’s With All The Launch Issues?

Hey there, ladies and gents. Let’s talk about Grand Theft Auto Online. More specifically, let’s talk about how the launch of GTA V’s multiplayer component was, for all intents and purposes, an absolute disaster–enough so that Rockstar is actually offering in-game reparations for affected players. Some people couldn’t access the servers. Others couldn’t do anything once…

Tales of an average online gamer part 1: how to be a n00b

Tales of an Average Online Gamer Part 1: How to Be A N00b

We see all the time stories of skill from the demi-gods of online gaming around the world, those who have spent years staring at HD computer screens and melting the CPUs and graphics cards on their top-level AlienWare gaming PCs to ascend to the top of online gaming’s Mount Olympus as pure 1337 titans. And…

Wild About Wildstar

1-1-1-2-1-3-1-1-1. What’s that you ask? A password? Some sort of secret code? NOPE. That’s just you, playing any old MMORPG. Aren’t you tired of that? I know I am! Hotkey based MMOs seem a little outdated to me. While I’m still a fan of Star Wars: The Old Republic (though my attention toward the game…