TMCnet Feature
January 26, 2021

7+ Technologies That Changed Video Games Forever


Playing games is considered an activity where a person engages in some of the other forms of amusement. It releases serotonin, the happy chemical, and enhances one's cognitive skills. If you are an avid video game player then you might be aware of how technology has advanced and led to creating more visual stimulus that further enhances creativity and satisfaction. Let’s find out more about the 7 technologies that have changed the video gaming industry forever. Knowing them is sure to give you an edge in the ever-increasing competition in the game.  In fact RivalCheats is aware about most of the technology and helps you in utilizing it for winning in the game.

1. HD games and modern devices

There was a time when HD games could only be enjoyed on a high functioning desktop with an expensive graphic card. But with technological advancements, those games can be easily played on smartphones, tablets, and online! And all of them have excellent graphics quality in comparison to what was present during the early 2000s. Now the games have sophisticated shaders, sprites and textures. In fact the hardware devices use today further allows for greater pixels and shading.

2. No more wires

 In the past times, the keyboard was the only means to play games. Then we advanced to consoles, but now is the time for wireless consoles that give all gamers immense comfort and satisfaction. All this makes the gaming experience more immersive and fun. Not only this but it further adds to convenience of player due to increased portability.

3. Social connection

The critics of modern-day gaming state that due to gamers' increased duration on mobile phones, it enhances their isolation and makes them antisocial. But the same technology also helps them to connect with like-minded individuals. In fact, games like Fortnite allow gamers to be a part of the community and interact with others.

4. 3D technology

Nintendo DS has modernized the mobile gaming technology by presenting touch-based controls. It has brought in more advancement by its 3D display where you don't have to use any glasses. However, the technology is still in its nascent stage but is highly promising and affordable as well. Nevertheless, it is still playing a pivotal role in enhancing the player's immersion level, thereby adding more complexity and depth.

5. Cinematic thrill rides

Most of the best-selling games such as Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed are highly-polished with superb voice acting, gorgeous graphics, and storytelling that take you on an emotional rollercoaster. The next experience will be of watching movies while controlling the games.

6. Voice recognition

Voice recognition in gaming has been around for a while, by which the computers can easily recognize voice commands from gamers. It includes controlling gameplay, interacting on social media, and playing selections from your media library just by talking to the gaming system.

7. Motion Sensors

This field may be relatively new in the gaming industry, but it has opened a lot of potentials. For those who do not prefer using keyboards or other gaming controllers can rely on motion sensor technology. For instance, the devices such as Wii or motion capture offer a lot of new alrtgiyves to gaming. With these motion sensors, the games have become more natural, and there is a heavy reliance on player’s body movements compared to interpretive controls.

If you are an avid gamer, I am sure you must have used all of the above mentioned technologies. These technologies will help you master your gaming, and if used wisely, it will improve your chances of being the last ones standing. So, good luck and keep playing!

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