With the invention of Pong the video game industry has been a fast moving giant spanning many generations, but in 2017 it seems to be undergoing its biggest change.
Whether you were on team Super Mario or Sonic in your childhood then later team PlayStation or Xbox you have seen the industry change before your eyes.
In 2017 there are many interesting trends set to modify the way we game no longer the thing of sci-fi shows Virtual Reality is here and it’s taking on gaming head on.
VR gaming has been popping up over the last two years with rather simple placements on phones, that until the release of Sonys games and augmentation we are set to see VR with friends move closer in 2017.
But VR won’t stop there gaming will also see further expansion into Physical realm providing users with a workout or interactive elements performed with certain activities.
Users will also be going online for their entertainment more and more with online gaming platforms and free games included for example World of Warships a graphic intense game free for use with in-game purchases,
But not only can we entertain from home with the internet or enter other worlds with virtual reality we can play games of chance and gamble and make real world money from the comfort of our living room
Betting Services or Online Casinos are popping up everywhere.
So as people retreat from social media and move into social gaming 2017 is set to be a defining experience in the area of video games. 2016 also saw the kick-off of social augmented gaming with the release of Pokemon Go
A massive phenomenon that petered out but for a few weeks it was the biggest thing in gaming, but not only that dominated the news and entertainment landscape its amazing what nostalgia and a mobile phone can do.
Nintendo also made waves with the return of NES in an updated model which was the ideal Christmas gift and then for this year the launch of the Nintendo Switch be sure to check them out
So expect to see more of these titles try and move not jus into our living rooms but everyday life as they want to capture our attention and wallets all at the same time