of video games is, as our title suggests, a limitless revolution.
Very much like the industrial revolution in the 1800s and
the IT revolution in the 1990s, the emergence and advancement
of video games are fundamentally changing human society.
Giving rise to innovative technologies, new commercial markets
and unforeseen social challenges, the limitless revolution
of video games shall usher a new age of thinking, entertainment
and communication in our modern world.
This website, Gamefest: The Limitless Revolution, comprehensively
and objectively analyzes the history, inner workings and
social effects of video games. Through reading this website,
visitors will be able to gain an informed perspective on
this powerful and revolutionary constituent of modern culture
For the last 20 years, the advancement of video games was
supported by the continuous improvement of computer and
electronic technologies. Even today, the quality of a certain
game console largely depends on the sophistication of its
internal hardware. This section explores the history of
game-related technological innovations in the last two decades,
and provides detail accounts of technologies used in gaming
systems and consoles today.
Industry and Market
Besides its influence on the
advancement of electronic technologies, video games have
also established an entirely new, gaming-oriented commercial
market. Larger than any other media market in the world,
the video games market now brings in billions of dollars
of revenue for the entertainment and gaming industry. In
this section, the reader can find a wealth of information
concerning the history of the video games market, current
updates in the games
industry, and an overview of the different approaches used
in professional game development.
Impacts on Society
Like any other revolution
in history, the video games revolution is powerfully affecting
our modern society in many different aspects. From areas
ranging from psychology to sociology, video games have affected
the core of numerous components in human society. In this
section, we have included detailed analyses of the psychological
and social impacts, along with the pros and cons, of video
games in our world today.