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Posted by Jori Hamilton on Wed, 08 Jan 2020 10:41:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Serious
The video game industry is a dream job for many. But for some that find themselves working in this popular industry, the demands can be overwhelming. This can cause developers and designers to feel burned out and uninspired.


Posted by Jori Hamilton on Thu, 02 Jan 2020 09:31:00 EST in Production, Art, Serious, Social/Online
Grabbing the interest of students and maintaining that interest can be difficult. By instilling a reward system through technology, a student can not only build confidence but also demonstrate a better understanding of the subject at hand.


Posted by Jori Hamilton on Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:48:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Social/Online
When Steam announced that it would begin to accept Bitcoin in 2016, the gaming world knew that something huge was about to happen. This is how blockchain as impacted the online gaming community.


Posted by Jori Hamilton on Thu, 05 Dec 2019 10:10:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online
For the past few years, the streaming website Twitch has been the go-to site for inspiring gamers to show off their gaming prowess and build a following. Here's how you can go about building a following of your own.


Posted by Jori Hamilton on Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:43:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Social/Online
The gaming industry is an important contributor to the world’s economy. As a result, major cities across the globe have embraced the gaming community by hosting events and creating new job opportunities. These are some of the top destinations for gamers


Every game company has specific requirements you’ll need to meet before they’ll hire you as a game designer. The number one requirement listed on those job listings (72%) was communication skills. Why do soft skills matter in video game development?