Trends Set To Shape Future Mobile Gaming

Video gaming has gone through a huge number of changes in the last few years, but perhaps the one that has seen the most growth is mobile gaming. From tablets to smartphones, mobile gaming has become the new staple of modern video games, and it’s not hard to see why. Being able to play a modern 3D game while on the move is the stuff that was once restricted to science fiction, but we’ve seen some of the most popular games ported successfully over to the touch screen.  Continue reading “Trends Set To Shape Future Mobile Gaming”

How AI Will Transform Video Games

The term “artificial intelligence” is one that has been making headlines more and more frequently in the last few years. This is because AI systems are currently undergoing extreme advancement in a number of fields. From medicine to job automation, experts believe that our future will be shaped by the AI that we create within the next couple of years.  Continue reading “How AI Will Transform Video Games”

What Is Procedural Generation?

Making video games is no small task, with modern AAA video games being the work of hundreds, if not thousands of skilled developers. Plus, as the video game industry has grown and developed, these creators having been pushing the limits of what is and isn’t possible in the digital world. Some of the gaming evolutions are all but miraculous. Continue reading “What Is Procedural Generation?”

What Happened To John Romero?

Anyone who knows anything about the birth of video games will know the name John Romero. It was him who all but spearheaded first person shooters as they exist today. Having a hand in not only Wolfenstein 3D, generally accepted as the first true first person shooter, he then went on to be one of the developers of Doom. And Doom, of course, was one of the biggest smash hit video games in early industry history. Continue reading “What Happened To John Romero?”

What Is A Video Game Emulator?

The term emulator gets thrown around a great deal in the video game world, referring to software that allows video games from other platforms to be played on the PC. For example, it is possible to play old games from the SNES system, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, on a PC, with the result being all but indistinguishable from the original SNES console. Continue reading “What Is A Video Game Emulator?”