Software Design. By GAbby, claIre, bradY and margaret.

Research: Stage 1

1: What is the computer game industry’s financial worth?

The computer game industry is worth $23.5 billion.

2: What is the video gaming population?

The gaming population as of now is 33.5 million people and half of them are in the United States.

3: Gender breakdown - 15% of men identify as gamers, whereas only 6% of women identify as gamers.

4: Name some video games genres - There are a wide variety of video game genres, the most popular one being the action and adventure genre with a percentage of 25% of gamers playing them. Others include: first person shooters, role playing games and platformers.

5: What is eSports? - “A multiplayer video game played competitively for spectators, typically by professional gamers.”

6: What is Video Game addiction? - Video gaming addiction happens when you are playing games for far too long without taking breaks for food or outside activities. Symptoms can be extreme stress and exhaustion.

7: Name some video game platforms - A few guides gaming platforms are: Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 1, 2, 3 and 4, Nintendo DS and 3DS, Xbox, Xbox 360, Atari jaguar and Nintendo 64.

8: Name some other video game companies - Some video game companies are: Nintendo, Naughty dog, Ubisoft, BioWare, Activision-Blizzard, Ketchapp, Valve Corporation, Electronic arts, Rockstar Games, Sega, EA, Mojang, Game freak, Epic Games, Insomniac Games Inc., Gameloft and Bungie Inc.

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