o matter what job you want in life there is always a simulation video game to let you experience it. From farmer to ski resort management to football manager and even football player there is something out there. Recently I become the director of my own game design company and published several hits into a made up universe where i was on top of the corporate ladder and no one could bring me down the rungs.
12th Sept 17 marked international videogame day where people around the world played games and celebrated the rich history of gaming, from the first ever game released, Spacewars, to the more modern Star Wars Battlefront 2 the evolution of gaming is evident and people still put money and time into the games new and old. Below shows 2 pictures which demonstrate just how games have evolved in terms of graphics and the result is breathtaking.
I once visited a beach in a place called Normandy and although the people in the buildings kept shooting at me and throwing explosives at me I had a fun little trip which turned into a road trip through europe… that's right it was Medal of Honor Allied Assault and today I have been living in the rural countryside plowing fields on Farming Simulator, what will tomorrow bring? Perhaps I will try and survive a zombie apocalypse or try my hand at being a dictator of a small caribbean island, or maybe, just maybe I will explore space and find aliens to become my friends and battle evil in the galaxy far far away….
When it comes to video games every day can be a new experience and if you play the right game you will become captivated by it and feel like you are there and you are the character. As well as the fun side of it studies have shown that children playing Minecraft have better spatial awareness and other skills than children who don’t, so it is not all bad with video games!
Go anywhere, be anyone, do anything in computer games! Watch the video below to see the evolution of gaming throughout gaming history and be inspired to play more games...you know you want to!