Six struggles faced by employed video gamers

Six struggles faced by employed video gamers

Life is a struggle, more so for a gamer! For anybody who is an employee and has to put in 9 to 5 every day, the struggle to play video game is real. From having little to no time, or having to do office work even at home at the expense of our personal time, the list of problems is endless. If only we were blessed with enough moolahs not to ever work again, but again that is not happening anytime soon. The biggest challenge with working is the fact you have to…Read more …
Death of video game consoles, is it inevitable?

Death of video game consoles, is it inevitable?

The death of video game consoles, is it inevitable? It is with a heavy heart that I write this article about an experience rather intuition that I had while I was contemplating on the future of video games. I am a die-hard video gamer like I said I was raised on pixels. Today, while I was playing my good old PlayStation 4, a thought struck my mind about video games and how it is changing faster than I can fathom. I have already mentioned about the evolution of video games earlier, and now…Read more …
Hard drugs and videogames, is it related?

Hard drugs and videogames, is it related?

 Hard drugs and video games! Imagine being imprisoned for playing games or maybe tossed into a rehab. While playing video game is not a crime, but video game being a drug has been debated for a long time now. There were instances of former video gamers resorting to hard drugs later to induce a kick. Video games are said to affect the brain by activating dopamine receptors that make a game euphoric and feeling great. If a brain that plays video game is scanned, it is seen that the certain areas of the brain…Read more …
Top 13 features Playstation 5 should have!

Top 13 features Playstation 5 should have!

Top 13 features Playstation 5 should have! Sony should put these top 13 features on PlayStation 5 It has been more than 3 years from the launch of PlayStation 4. November 2016 was the month when Ps4 Pro was revealed. A slight upgrade from its cousin, the major one being an ability to upscale games into 4K resolution and HDR support. Although these changes were a great improvement to the standard console, there were several features that gamers expected which did not see fruition. 477Read more …
Are video games getting worse every year?

Are video games getting worse every year?

Are video games getting worse every year? Tragic state of the industry Whoever has been playing games for more than 10 years now has experienced a gradual decline in the quality of games. In a time, where every industry is evolving for the better, it seems the inherent product that drives video game industry is gradually worsening. There are repeated examples of fiasco in the mainstream gaming culture which is destroying the overall climate of this sub-culture. Video games getting worse every year, read further to check my list of games. Game developers…Read more …
Shigeru Miyamoto – Steven Spielberg of the video games industry!

Shigeru Miyamoto – Steven Spielberg of the video games industry!

Shigeru Miyamoto - Steven Spielberg of video games industry Legends aren't created, they are born - Unknown I am sure of most of the gamers know of this legend. He is simply the godfather of video games. His artwork design, his philosophy on video games, his ridiculous attention to details in video games has inspired millions and continue to do so. Belonging to an industry that has grown into a garbage churning machine, this man has managed to retain and preserve the essence of video games. In a time, when investors and the…Read more …
Pc vs Console: Technological warfare of the titans!

Pc vs Console: Technological warfare of the titans!

Pc vs Console - Who takes the trophy? Psychological warfare between enthusiast Polarisation in the choice of gaming platform is a widespread epidemic. Strangers across the globe who don’t know each other are ready to hammer each other if they differ in their choice of platform. The Internet has become a battlefield, influencers have turned into arch-rivals, and individuals have turned into a pawn in this game of chess. The weapon has become digital, it is a psychological warfare, dopamine and endorphins have become targets. Consoles, hand-held devices and PC are competing to…Read more …
A tribute to Ralph Henry Baer – Father of home video games

A tribute to Ralph Henry Baer – Father of home video games

A tribute to Ralph Henry Baer - Father of home video games A glimpse into the life of legends What constitutes to being a legend? Every era sparked a legend, a celebrated artist, a thought leader, an iconic politician or an innovative leader. Albert Einstein is the most celebrated scientist of his time, Socrates is the most celebrated philosopher of his time who spelt out life changing philosophy. It is their innovation; novelty and work ethic that made them stand out as legends. To live among the legends, you have to walk the…Read more …
Ultimate Video game career guide – Thephatcounsellor

Ultimate Video game career guide – Thephatcounsellor

Video game career guide – thephatcounselor Is video gaming a vocation?(Video game career guide for newbies) I am a corporate lawyer, do I love my job? Well, that is debatable, but would I choose a career in video game industry? Hell yes, I will. Most of the schools, and faculties associated with it, advise their students to opt for a conventional profession like Doctors, Engineers, Architect, Lawyers etc. 363Read more …
Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 2017) – What to expect?

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 2017) – What to expect?

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 E3- What to expect? A year as already passed from E3 2016, and 2017 brings with it another mega event in the gaming universe. Organised by Entertainment Software Association, E3 is planned to take place in Los Angeles, California. As much I wish to be physically present at the event, my boss at work would not let me, and you know who pays my bill. Nevertheless, I am madly excited for the event and hold my breath in anticipation, for everything to be showcased. Moreover, Microsoft shall reveal its…Read more …