How Has Technology Changed The Gaming Industry

Gaming Industry

Sports have always been the best entertainment for mankind. Everyone starts playing once they learn to sit and continue playing as long as their bodies allow. With the advent of latest technology, even old people are able to play on their laptops. From kids to old age people everyone is hooked on PC games. Latest developments make players feel they are actually living and playing in virtual reality, many hours are lost in this form of entertainment.

Here are some of the advancements that have played a significant role in gaming industry

Virtual Reality (VR) Technology:

VR helps to provide a live feeling to the players. Here, interactive software and hardware are used to create image, sound and similar features that look the same as they exist in the real environment. In other words, one can simulate something real.

Augmented Reality Technology:

Here one can incorporate any object that exists in the real environment into the gaming world. For example, you can use your table at home as a playing table in the game. While Virtual reality helps to interact with the digital environment, augmented reality gives more touch to the senses.

Wearable gears and technology:

Many game accessories like a wristband, gloves helmets are created which one can use them to play their games. One such accessory is the VR headset which helps to control the game just by wearing it on the head.


  • Start the game in your system.
  • Place the VR headset on the head and adjust the view to enjoy the live experience of the game.
  • You can control the character by moving your own body or use the motion controls available in the headset.

It gives a feeling that you are physically and really present in that game, it provides an out of the world feeling that no other kind of gaming has matched so far.

Gesture Control Technology:

Gesture control devices can interpret your movement of your muscles and similar movements of your body. This technology is used in games to interpret your muscle movements when you play a game. This technology is used mainly fighting games like boxing. When one wears the gesture control device, it automatically sends information regarding your human body to the game.

Facial Recognition Technology:

You can also have your face likeness to create an avatar to be used in the game with the help of 3D scanning and recognition technology. One can also make the game to adapt your emotions.

Sound recognition Technology:

You can record your voice and the software can use your voice to control the game. You need not use any controllers to operate the game. Your voice can control all your actions.

Similarly various other technologies are used in the gaming industry to provide the live feel for the players. Playing games are not just to kill the time these days; they can provide you much more fun. You can do everything what you cannot do in the real world. You can fly, jump from the top of a high mountain and all impossible things. But you can feel as if you are doing it. This is what technology improvements have provided us.

Things that were once thought to be impossible have been made possible with latest technology and it is only going to get better .