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Key lessons games developers should learn from Fortnite’s success

When 2019 eventually draws to an end, there will likely be numerous articles written about the decade when computer games…

Variety is the spice of life. That statement rings true in the real life as well as our virtual endeavours. So why spend thousands on a top-of-the-range gaming unit, hours setting it up only to be shackled in by the pre-prescribed server offered out the box when you buy a game?

The point of gaming is to break out the box, to escape reality and indulge your wildest imaginations.

You wouldn’t. We don’t blame you. The point of gaming is to break out of the box, to escape reality and indulge your wildest imaginations. Don’t be shackled by an out-the-box game server.

Some people claim augmented reality could change the way we view the world. But what is it, how does it work, and is it really worth getting excited about?

As a consumer, video games are a fantastic investment. Considering how much  use a good game and a good console or computer will get, the monetary outlay is more than justified. At about $50 a time, games are expensive as an individual cost. But consider t 30-40+ hours sunk into a blockbuster game with an expansive story. That actually works out at roughly $1 per hour of enjoyment. When framed this way gaming seems extremely good value for money.