You cannot have competitive gaming without fans and they need something clear, compelling, exciting and easy to follow if they are to be captivated. They fuel the craze by streaming big tournaments, hero worshiping the stars and even wagering on the outcomes at sites like Unikrn.com. It is challenging for the camera to follow the action in MMO games, and this is problematic. The biggest genre within MMO games is MMORPGs, role playing games. The joy of playing these games is largely derived from exploring a huge world and gathering loot and experience points along the way in order to enhance your chances of success. In esports, this is problematic as it damages the competitive aspect. To succeed at CS:GO and Dota 2 you need greater skill and strategy than your opponents, not simply a more powerful weapon. … [Read more...] about Will MMO Games Have a Greater Influence on Esports Going Forward?
Forward looking infrared cameras
This post has been an eye-opener for me in the terms of products and the way technology is shaping. With devices such as the iPhone which have strong fundamentals mean one thing, they are good enough to replace independent devices such as cameras albeit in the start of a videographer's career. Instead of having multiple devices like a Go Pro and a video camera, all a person needs is multiple cases that they can get at 1/3rd the cost. This way they do not have electronic items lying around in the house that are not being used. I hope this post has given you the idea of the gadgets that can be used for making videos with the iPhone! … [Read more...] about 10 Kickass Smartphone Camera Accessories for YouTube bloggers (Velfies)
From Miami, I flew to Atlanta where I was staying at a friend’s place who runs the popular blog “Travel with Archie”. It was in Atlanta where I opened the box from Amazon. I was awestruck when I saw the design of the Insta Nano 360. … [Read more...] about Why & How To Capture 360* Videos/Photos From iPhone: 360 Video Camera In Budget
1. Ultima Online Probably one of the first MMOs you thought of when you saw the title of this column was Ultima Online. The granddaddy of graphical MMORPGs came onto the scene with a look that was quite reminiscent of the RPG series to date, presenting the world in an isometric format that offered a lot of color and detail with the trade-off being that you couldn’t rotate the game world or see what was on the other side of that wall (although wall dissolves were used). … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: MMOs with different (camera) perspectives
No, really, this is a good thing. The camera panning and such is still a work in progress, but it looks smooth in the video, and it’ll give players more views to use depending on personal preference. Check out the video just below if you’d like to see the camera in action. It does not actually name the Beardlord, but we have chosen to infer his title as a sign of respect. … [Read more...] about Saga of Lucimia previews its third-person camera perspective