Video games are a very powerful and profitable global media, with its revenue topping 109 billion USD in 2017. which is astonishingly even higher than the revenue of the film industry. Who are the main influencers in this industry? And what is the future of gaming?
Video games are a major part of many people’s lives, but for some, these games have taken over their lives completely. We will be looking at some of the statistics of video game usage around the world, and tackling the issue of video game addiction.
One of the most debated and currently ongoing arguments regarding global video games revolves around their effects on children. Some argue that video games do not influence people, whereas others argue that the effects of the games are profound and in many ways.
Ever the since the global video game industry flourished, many people have noticed a common pattern emerging with regards to the main characters of the games and their gender representation.