The Psychological Benefits of Video Games
Psychology and video games: background Video games have been notoriously popular for what seems like forever. But why? What is it about video games that makes them so compelling? The United States has the largest video game presence in the entire world, and in 2017, the video game industry earned an astounding $108.9 billion (Strickland […]
User Experience in Video Games: Why it Matters
Various profiles define our identity. Among them, Joan Costa, UX researcher at Sekg, highlights the importance of user experience analytics in the video game industry, and, more specifically, how to implement it in game development processes. Background Joan grew up in Catalonia and has always been passionate about video games. It is when he turned […]
Top 10 eSports Games – Show Off Your Competitive Skills
Competition has always been a major factor to playing videogames. Trying to finish the race first on Mario Kart Double Dash, or beating your friend on Street Fighter 2, we all have gone through that. A greater accessibility to videogames has highly favorised the rise of eSports and gaming competitions. Becoming a profesionnal player isn’t […]
10 games turning 20 in 2018!
Do you feel like video games have been part of our culture since recent times? Indeed, it is the case. Still, despite being a rather young industry, some games will already be celebrating their 20th birthday this year and it does not make us feel young yet. 1998 was a major milestone for the gaming […]
Top 5 Battle Royale Games – The New Gaming Fever
Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite, H1Z1, Arma 3 and Rules of survival are great examples of the success of battle royale games. It is a genre of video game based on last man standing gameplay: eliminate other players until you are the last player in the game. The formula is the sum of the survival, exploration, and […]
Hell yeah! We’re heading to London for the #gamesUR conference
London is on the way!. We are delighted to confirm our participation to the #gamesUR conference in London, on 24th of November. Just a few weeks after the game connection in Paris, we are now heading to the most-famous English city. The conference aims to highlights various actors of the gaming industry, with a strong […]
Cuphead: a tribute to the golden age of animation – Game Review #4
Ahhh, how good does it feel to get your hands back on a good old run and gun game? Cuphead could be crowned as a masterpiece of the genre, first for its amazing retro designs, heavily inspired by 1930s cartoons and its no-articulation characters, and also its incredible gameplay, where even the most experienced gamer […]
Coming next: Game Connection (01-03/11)
Paris is always a good idea, especially when the Game Connection is there. We are delighted to confirm our participation to the GameConnection in Paris, from 1st to 3rd of November. Earlier this year, we exhibited at the North-American edition in San Francisco; we are now heading to Europe to attend our last videogames event […]
Sekg will exhibit at Barcelona Gamesworld!
We are delighted to confirm our participation to the Barcelona Gamesworld from 5th to 8th of October. As attendees last year, we could already observe the great success of the gamesworld. This year, the major gaming event in Barcelona is back for its second edition with even stronger ambitions. It’s just been a few weeks […]
On our way to South Summit!
“South Summit: Innovation is now”. After a tough competition where more than 3500 startups applied, we are thrilled to have been selected as one of the 100 companies to participate to the South Summit, the major entrepreneurship event where the most innovative companies from the south of Europe and LATAM gather. The event will take […]