As curated communities emerge that provide safe spaces for diverse gamers, Black Girl Gamers focuses on providing an inclusive experience for Black LGBTQ+ individuals and women. With gaming undergoing a shift in its consumer base, what do communities like this say about the future of the industry?
With gamers immersing themselves in long-form narratives and engaging with their preferred mediums more intensely, streaming platforms are making moves to win their attention. From film versions of favorite games to player-centric spin-offs, what entertainment strategies will have the most appeal?
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?
With gamers looking for more realistic and personalised forms of play, AI has great potential to transform the gaming landscape. Could the level of realism that the industry and players anticipate from AI disrupt motivations for engaging with games?
The Indian gaming industry is growing exponentially, helped by smoother digital payments, the availability of cheap data and smartphones, a huge youth population, and a rising tide of women players. So how can brands appease gamers seeking deeper experiences to connect and socialise?