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Blockchain and NFTs in Gaming: The Great Debate

After the initial hype wave of NFTs and Blockchain technology being adopted on video games, we’ve seen a decline in interest and sales volume which opens a window of rationality to analyse what has happened so far and build the next generation of games based on experience enhancement potential instead of jumping on the trend … Continued

Genshin Impact: A magical (open) world – Game Review #5

There’s no doubt that the landscape of gaming is an ever-changing one. New systems, innovations and technological advances give producers and publishers the chance to constantly attempt bolder and more exciting projects. Genshin Impact is the most recent example of such excitement, sticking the landing in an incredible fashion and taking the world by storm … Continued

User Experience in Video Games: Why it Matters

Various profiles define our identity. Among them, Joan Costa, UX researcher at Sekg, highlights the importance of user experience analytics in the video game industry, and, more specifically, how to implement it in game development processes. Background Joan grew up in Catalonia and has always been passionate about video games. It is when he turned … Continued

Understanding Gamer Psychology: Why Do People Play Games?

Games have been played for a long, long time now. Remember those countless hours we spent playing Pacman on the arcades or playing Pokemon on our Gameboy Colors as children? For sure we do . While a lot of research has been done concerning the possible negative health effects of video gaming, it is not often … Continued

Top 10 eSports Games – Show Off Your Competitive Skills

Competition has always been a major factor to playing videogames. Trying to finish the race first on Mario Kart Double Dash, or beating your friend on Street Fighter 2, we all have gone through that. A greater accessibility to videogames has highly favorised the rise of eSports and gaming competitions. Becoming a profesionnal player isn’t … Continued

Top 5 Battle Royale Games – The New Gaming Fever

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite, H1Z1, Arma 3 and Rules of survival are great examples of the success of battle royale games. It is a genre of video game based on last man standing gameplay: eliminate other players until you are the last player in the game. The formula is the sum of the survival, exploration, and … Continued

Cuphead: a tribute to the golden age of animation – Game Review #4

Ahhh, how good does it feel to get your hands back on a good old run and gun game? Cuphead could be crowned as a masterpiece of the genre, first for its amazing retro designs, heavily inspired by 1930s cartoons and its no-articulation characters, and also its incredible gameplay, where even the most experienced gamer … Continued

Coming next: Game Connection (01-03/11)

Paris is always a good idea, especially when the Game Connection is there. We are delighted to confirm our participation to the GameConnection in Paris, from 1st to 3rd of November. Earlier this year, we exhibited at the North-American edition in San Francisco; we are now heading to Europe to attend our last videogames event … Continued

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