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Why did Microsoft aquire Bethesda?

On 9th March, Microsoft announced the completion of acquisition of the game publisher Bethesda, for 7.5 billion dollars in total. Interestingly, the most noticeable competitor of Microsoft Xbox – Sony PlayStation just obtained the PS5 exclusivity of two video games from Bethesda – Deathloop and Ghostwire: Tokyo. In this article, we will have a discussion … Continued

6 Gaming Industry Events For This Summer 2021

Here are the most exciting Gaming Industry Events for this Summer 2021. From what we have seen so far, we can all agree that 2020 wasn’t the greatest year. Lots of Gaming Industry events and conferences were cancelled because of the pandemic, and therefore had to be done either online or postponed to 2021-2022.Unfortunately, not much … Continued

UX Case Study: Multiplayer and Simultaneous Sessions

Why should you go for Simultaneous or Multiplayer Testing? As the paradigm of games evolves, more and more developers show interest in including multiplayer elements in their game. Or they even create a core gameplay loop that entirely revolves around playing with people from all around the globe. Because of this, multiplayer testing and simultaneous … Continued

UX Case Study: Interviews and Focus Groups

Antidote User Experience Case Overview Previously under the needs of one specific video game studio, Antidote organized a focus group and in-depth interviews for its targeted players. The purpose was to get a better understanding on how to improve the user experience. The studio expressed their satisfaction and highly evaluated the results Antidote had achieved … Continued

The benefits of playing video games as a child.

With the increase of players in the gaming industry, it is no surprise that nowadays there are lots of parents and caregivers wondering how playing video games for hours will affect their children. In fact, you might be one of them reading this post right now, asking yourself: “should I be concerned about my child … Continued

10 Things you should do to get a job in the Gaming Industry

If you landed here you probably have been thinking about your future inside the Gaming Industry.  In today’s post we are going to talk about the 10 most important things you should do in order to get your video-gaming dream job. Because remember, there is a big difference from being a hardcore gamer to actually … Continued

From Hardcore Gamer to UX Game Designer

As most of you might already know, the gaming industry is quite new and so it is the education related to it. In fact, it is so new that last year was celebrated the tenth anniversary of the first video game university degree in Spain. That is a very short time compared, for example, to … Continued

Rewards on Antidote – How do they work?

As you know, with Antidote you get to experiment and play the newest games while they are in development – but you can also get exciting rewards for doing so! These rewards are divided into 2 categories: Antidote Coins and Experience Points. While both of these rewards can be obtained by simply playing and testing games, … Continued

The Evolution of Racing Games (Part 1)

There is nothing like unleashing your inner speed demon while playing your favorite racing game. Choosing your favorite car and beating out the competition leaves you in a thrill that other games can’t match. To all of you who enjoy the excitement of racing games, do you really know the humble beginning of this great … Continued

5 Facts about Video Game Events

Few days ago we talked about How to Maximize the Outcome of Video Game Events, that idea came after having visited some of the most important, local or specialized game events. There are plenty of them and as a next post we wanted to talk about it, About Game Events. We started thinking about recommending … Continued

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