In this recurring column, Leigh Alexander visits exciting new creative frontiers in the video game space, which is seeing a period of incredible growth and diversification, attracting new talent and demonstrating intriguing innovation. Here she'll cover emerging artists, trends, and so much more. What's old is new again, as some of Kickstarter's most successful game funding projects are retro games by veteran creators.
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Gaming PCs have always held strong, offering exceptional graphics, speed and flexibility. Now there are numerous consoles on the market that make gaming relaxing, too. Consoles allow gamers to detach themselves from the keyboard and mouse and enjoy a relaxing gameplay experience on the couch.
A gamer sometimes also called player or electronic athlete and eathlete is a person who plays interactive gamesespecially video gamestabletop role-playing gamesand skill-based card gamesand who plays for usually long periods of time. In some countries, such as the UK and Australia, the term "gaming" can also refer to legalized gamblingwhich can take both traditional tabletop and digital forms. There are many different gamer communities around the world.
As the growth of iOS and Android mobile devices continues to explode, there is a tectonic shift in the landscape of video gaming, a medium that continues to reach the most powerful spenders in the economy. Not only are these emerging platforms attracting droves of existing gamers, but also spawning a new and highly engaged audience: the mass-market mobile casual gamer. The era of marketing singularly to the 18 — 34 hardcore male gamer is officially over.
The Wii has been a tremendous success with casual, women, youngerand older gamers. These are three markets that the console industry had left largely untapped. But what about serious gamers?
The PlayStation 4 is a fine games console and no mistake. That's why we've put together a list of games we've thoroughly enjoyed since the console's launch in All of them are well worth adding to your library, with many bargains available too.
A video gamer for three decades, the foul-mouthed granny who favors role-playing games and admittedly stinks at sports titles, says she indulges her habit for about 10 hours a day — significantly more than her year-old grandson, Timothy. She has an extensive collection of game consoles that would turn many teenaged boys green with envy, and has just finished playing a pair of zombie-slaying titles — "Dead Rising" on Microsoft's MSFT Xbox and "Resident Evil" on Nintendo's GameCube. I'm not hurting anyone by swearing at our television," said Sainte-Hilaire. While not all senior citizens possess Sainte-Hilaire's grit and gusto, many are discovering that video games are more than just entertainment.