Women in Gaming: Girls Just Want To Play!
An Ongoing Issue: In 2021, a study conducted by Reach3 Insights and Lenovo revealed that 59% of women in gaming from the US, Germany, and China hide their gender while playing to avoid harassment. When asked what type of intimidation these gamers were facing: 70% mentioned comments about their skills 65% referred to gatekeeping or […]
Antidote Community: Top Games of 2022
As the year is coming to an end, we gathered the picks provided by you, our players, and were able to make Antidote’s Community 2022 Top 10 Video games! We divided it into 2 lists, because based on our experience, we assumed that not everyone is up-to-date with the latest video games, and sometimes that […]
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 […]
Women in the Gaming Industry: Representation is the beginning, opportunities are key.
On International Women’s Day, we commemorate the age-old fight for women’s rights and equality in every aspect of the word. This day is also an opportunity to keep empowering and showcasing women’s accomplishments everywhere. At times, we realise we are in the year 2022, still going through a global pandemic, and we notice paradigm shifts, […]
Elden Ring – A Masterclass on the Open World Genre – Game Review #6
Ooooh, Elden Ring! After an excruciatingly long wait since it’s announcement all the way back in 2019, FromSoftware‘s newest game is finally here – and it promises to be bigger and bolder than anything else they have done before. Combining the collective knowledge of all their previous projects and mixing that up with a vast […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]