Disrupting a stale hardware category by tapping into the next evolution of casual gamers, Playdate is innovating in the world of gaming by putting participatory creativity at the heart of its media experience. Can collaborative, interactive, and nostalgic tech level up modern gaming culture?
As the cultural and historical importance of gaming solidifies, organisations are emerging to preserve and archive classic software and hardware. At the same time, game companies are feeding the appetite for retro consoles and franchises by finding new ways to keep legacy games accessible.
Gaming and snacking is a time-honored tradition – a bag of chips and a soda is never far from the archetypal ‘gamer’. But how does this notion hold up in 2021? Canvas8 spoke to ten American gamers about their eating habits to understand more about the relationship between snacking and gaming.
As lockdown measures have kept people cooped up at home, video gaming has emerged as a vital source of entertainment and connection for Australians across age groups. How might the pandemic influence the way people engage with this leisure pursuit (and tech more broadly) in the future?
Gen Yers may have grown up trying to 'catch ‘em all', but Gen Zers are also excited by a collaboration from two icons of the 90s: Baby-G and Pokémon. With a penchant for nostalgia, they’re drawn to lighthearted and bold designs that harken back to tech's early days.