Programming with Video Games to make Video Games
Programming has become more and more prevalent and integral to life for many. One issue with programming for many especially younger learners is the lack of instant gratification. The nice thing about Programming with games like Minecraft is it gives younger students the opportunity to play games while sorta trojan horsing in the learning, which […]
Holiday Gift Guide for Tech Kids
With the holidays upon us, many are looking for not just gifts but good gifts. Here is a list of gifts that will assist children to grow their tech minds and have the longevity to help them for years to come. Let’s get the list of robot lovers. Sphero BOLT- The Sphero BOLT is great […]
Most Popular Video Game Genres in USA (Part 2)
Welcome back, in the last post we talked about what were the top 4 out of 8 genres of video games. Next let’s explore 5-8. Fighting: While the concept of fighting and conflict is present in almost all video games “Fighting” games focus all of the player’s intention on combat, this is either 1 on […]
Most Popular Video Game Genres in USA (Part 1)
It’s no secret video games are incredibly popular all over the world and America is no exception. In fact, the United States is one of the largest markets for video games. In 2012 alone, gamers spent over twenty-one billion dollars on console and PC software – a number that increased by nearly five percent from […]
Character Design with Adobe Photoshop
Video games have come a long way since they were first introduced over five decades ago. They are now considered one of the most popular forms of entertainment in today’s society making it imperative to keep up with current design trends and techniques. It’s obvious that video games have become much more sophisticated and complex. […]
Create Your Very Own Minecraft Server!
Do you love Minecraft? Does the thought of creating your own server sound too fun to pass up? If so, then this blog post is for you! This article will teach you how to set up your very own Minecraft server. You’ll be able to play with friends on a private server that you created. […]
Animation for Video Games: A Beginners Guide
Animation for games is not too different from animations for movies, cartoons or even anime! This is good because it means many techniques and skills learned to make animations can be used in other types of animated media. There are two major types of animation used in games which are 2D and 3D animation. 3D […]
Benefits of Video Games That Will Surprise You!
The statement that video games are unhealthy is long gone with numerous studies concluding that video games are in fact, good for you! That said, many might still find this difficult to believe after years of hearing things like “You’ll ruin your eyes if you keep staring at the screen,” or “Stop playing video games […]