Hi everyone. It's been a long time since I last updated my blog. I just wanted to share with you an essay that I have recently finished an essay for module on my Masters. The essay goes into a brief history of the Video Game Industry along with the appraisal and discussion of Microtransactions within Video Games and also explores ethical considerations. I thought some people might find it interesting to read, so here it is below. Enjoy. A brief history of the Video Game Industry, including the appraisal of Video Game Microtransactions and ethical considerations.
The Use of Microtransactions in Video Games
There have been many important trends that have developed in the video game industry. This report will appraise and discuss the different approaches to microtransaction implementation in video games. In addition, it will explore the ethics of microtransactions as a form of gambling, and its use to entice players to spend money. Currently within the games industry, the gaming commun…
Hey everyone, here is my research report for my business studies project. Hope you enjoy the read. Treyarch Studios (treyarch.com) Treyarch Studios was established in
1996, and was acquired by Activision in 2001. Located in Santa Monica,
California, Treyarch has produced many AAA games directed towards the mature
gaming audience, developing titles for the Call of Duty franchise such as
(World at War, Back Ops 1, 2 and 3.) Treyarch Studios currently has around 335
– 500 employees. The studio head of Treyarch is Mark Lamia. The ownership of
Treyarch is large because it is a studio of Activision. Departments in Treyarch range from
scripting, to level design, animation, sound, art and many more. The fields
that I’d like to work for within Treyarch Studios would be animation within the
campaign story missions such as cut-scene character animation, and body
mechanic animation such as run’s walks and so on. Additionally, I would also
like to work on the multiplayer to create animations such as…
Hey peoples, I thought that I would show you some more progress I've made on the re-construction and re-design of my portfolio website, this is what the animation page is looking like.
This is a pretty final design for the animation page, however might make a few changes concerning the images, but that's all. All I have to do now on the website is re-design the photography and design page.
See you on the next one,