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The Recent Emergence of VR

The future is here. It is not the planned colonization of Mars, it is not the advent of the electric car, and it not the proliferation of renewable energy. No, the future is a cap that we wear on our head. The future is a pair of glasses that we place in front of our...

What is Augmented Reality?

In the summer of 2016, Pokemon Go debuted, changing the world of video games forever. This game, which was based in the real world (or at least a version of it), was for most people an introduction to augmented reality (AR). Funnily enough, while most people had heard...

An Introduction to 360 Video

So what is 360 video: According to Wikipedia ‘Immersive videos, also known as 360 videos, 360 degree videos or spherical videos, are video recordings of a real-world panorama, where the view in every direction is recorded at the same time, shot using an...

An Introduction to Casual Gaming

It goes without saying that playing games are the most prevalent approach to overcome boredom and playing casual games is undoubtedly the best way to do it. With the escalating accessibility and affordability of mobile phones in the market, each individual can enjoy...

The rising revenue and influence of eSports

Professional gamers are striking it big in the video games industry, and the entertainment industry as a whole is catching wind of this trend. When you can make over a million dollars a year playing the video games you love, that’s a sign and there’s no denying that...

An introduction to Indie Games

Video games have evolved rapidly in the past few decades. Previously considered as a form of entertainment, video games have changed drastically to become an art form powered by a million-dollar industry. The boom in the gaming industry is due to better hardware, a...

4 tips for successful crowdfunding

Crowdfunding can look exceedingly tempting to indie developers enticed by promises of extra capital from dedicated fans.  And while projects like Shovel Knight and Hyper Light Drifter have proved what an exciting idea and a crowd of supporters can do, crowdfunding...

What are eSports?

Sports require practice, resolve, and teamwork. And while at first glance video-games might not fit with those things, you’d be surprised how well they actually do. ESports are essentially video games played professionally, or as a sport. Players usually compete by...

Are video games and human relationships any different?

We’re all familiar with the outdated, stereotypical picture painted of gamers: socially inept, likely virginal, possessing a lexicon littered with fantastical jargon and a look that says ‘I have spent an inordinate amount of time in another dimension’. However, have...

A NEW START

Welcome to our new blog at Quinton Studios. We’ll be posting news from within our games studio, news from the indie game scene, fund raising/crowdsourcing efforts from fellow developers and much more. Feel free to introduce yourself here with a hello in the...

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