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How To Make Money Playing Video Games

There are many ways where you can make money from video games today. In this post, I will try to shed some light on some popular methods out there that have already been proven to work. Playing video games can be a lot of fun, but when we can earn an income just by doing what we are currently doing that could eventually replace your job through a passion for games, where a whole world opens up to us. Here are some approaches, which have already proved their worth, and which will have allowed thousands of North Americans to benefit from it. Imagine, you already have a passion for playing video games, and you can be paid for it. If this seems to be good to be true and probably unrealistic for many, but the truth is some people already make a living from it. However, I want to make an important clarification here. The methods that I am going to present to you here are not made for everyone, but on the other hand, they have a good weight in the balance because they are very lucrative and

Why is Retro Gaming Popular - What's Behind This

Do you remember those days when you got your first console and played your first video game on a TV set?  I am sure this will probably bring good memories to you guys. For myself, I remember back in December 1983 when I got my first console ever, the Atari 2600 VCS. 36 years later, while the video game industry has changed immensely, I noticed a kind of rebirth of those classics. Actually, if you do your own research, you will find much retro gaming online community and the question we might have in mind is: why is retro gaming is so popular almost 4 decades later?  So what's behind this?  Retro gaming is simply another term that defines the classic gaming and old school gaming industry, where you play or collect older personal computer, console, and/or arcade video games in contemporary times. Retrogaming has three main activities; vintage retrogaming, retrogaming emulation, and ported retrogaming. Vintage retrogaming includes games that are played on the original hardware. Emula

How video games changed the world

Charlie Brooker dominated Channel 4's Saturday night schedule where he looks at 25 of the most influential video games ever made. Video games still remain in a weird liminal zone between fan culture and mainstream understanding. By following Brooker theory, let's find more about how today the world is constantly changing face to the video game industry.  First, what we need to know is in the earlier '70s, video games were seen as a waste of time, do what happened to this industry? Why playing video games became so popular? Do you know some people like you and I are currently making a decent amount of money just by playing some video games? Awesome right? So let's dig in and find how an why the industry became more popular than the music and film industry combined together. Victoria Szabo , a visual studios professor and co-director of Duke’s Greater Than Games Lab, has been studying digital places and spaces and systems that take advantage of games, mobile devices, and