Open Letter to Jeff Bezos in New York Times Pleads for Amazon to Come Back

While certain Democrats and other left-leaning figure heads celebrated the announcement that Amazon would abandon plans to build their new headquarters in New York, others we not so happy.

Many saw this for what it was. A loss of nearly 40,000 jobs. Continue reading “Open Letter to Jeff Bezos in New York Times Pleads for Amazon to Come Back”

Sometimes It’s Hard to Bribe Your Friends to Help You Move

When it comes to moving, there is not a more pivotal role than the best friend or friends. They will, literally, be the back bone of your transition from dwelling to dwelling. If you don’t have enough help, not only will the move take a lot longer than you anticipated, but it will also add more stress to an already high-stress situation. Also, it’s a very real possibility that your relationship with your best friend will also become strained. Continue reading “Sometimes It’s Hard to Bribe Your Friends to Help You Move”

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?”