Not too long ago, online gaming brilliance was kept to those who got good. Now, in the age of microtransactions, it seems that whoever shells out the most, wins.
As a gamer and a parent, I feel we need to heavily salt the negative sensationalism about gaming. Our kids are not at risk. In fact, quite the opposite.
Today, Fortnite came to an end, pushing the player base beyond tantrum. But, we shouldn’t marginalise it, as we’ve all experienced something similar.
With the pro-gaming industry set to be worth $1.5B by 2020, many are noting the extremely short (and often miserable) careers of those who compete.
A graduate student has created a game that literally creates itself as you play it, powered by a notorious fake news writing AI.