How Gaming Fosters Community and Connection

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At one time, the gamer was considered an isolationist living a solitary life among daisy chained screens. The gamer didn’t want to attend social events, instead, he/she only wanted to sit in a dark room and play their favorite game until mastered. And then it was on to the next conquest.

Maybe all that’s a bit of hyperbole. But it’s not super far from the truth. However, the advent and continued evolution of multiplayer gaming capacity has changed all of that. Gaming is now a socially interactive event.

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Experience More: The Top 5 Augmented Gaming Devices in 2024

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There’s little question that augmented reality is changing how we game. Yes, we experienced a bit of a lull in augmented gaming as the technology didn’t live up to the hype in expedited fashion; but its making a strong comeback.

We’re no longer limited to screens, AR experiences transform your surroundings into incredible arenas.

Are you ready to experience this leap in immersion? Here’s the top 5 AR gaming devices that are leading to the greatest change.

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Balancing Gaming with Adult Responsibilities

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Gaming is a blast. That’s why many of us do it. Sure, around these parts, we love our adult games. But in the real world, we also enjoy regular old gaming. But all types of gaming have one thing in common: They can distract us from real-world responsibilities. And that can derail our lives if we aren’t careful.

It’s important to learn how to achieve balance with our gaming habit. Because gaming is no fun if our significant others leave us and we’re unemployed.

At least, it shouldn’t be.

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Artificial Intelligence in Gaming: Separating Fact from Fiction

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Artificial intelligence (AI)) is upon us. But of course, unless you’re living in a cave, you know this. The news and corporate advertising campaigns are showing a relentless focus on the subject.

Due to this hyper focus, we’ve seen a lot of egregious and inaccurate uses for the term, “AI.” Every company wants to say “AI” because it’s a buzz word. And people are now using the term “AI” for nearly anything that’s halfway automated. This is largely the case in the gaming world.

Today, we’ll separate reality from fiction when it comes to AI in gaming.

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How Enhanced Graphics and Realism are Transforming Mature Video Games

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S$#t is getting real.

I know its an unprofessional slang expression, but there is no more applicable placement for that phrase than squarely on the gaming industry.

Enhanced, immersive graphics are helping create evermore realistic gaming experiences. And there is no sign of things slowing down.

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