Mobile Games: How Female Gamers Found a Leeway into the Gaming World

  Gaming was once regarded as a niche and relatively closed market – but that is certainly not true anymore. Video games have evolved into a multi-billion industry that draws in players across ages and lifestyles. The stereotype of the male nerd gamer has been replaced by a broad and colorful range of people, where...

Are Microtransactions the Way Forward for Online Games?

Love them or hate them, microtransactions fuel the gaming industry in a massive way. These are viewed as convenient for some that want to play games for free, or as a nuisance by others that feel they get in the way of the gameplay. Could these be the way forward for online games? The Dawn...

How Mobile Players Are Growing The Online Gaming Industry

The global online casino industry has grown exponentially in the last five years and the two main factors that have fuelled this growth has been the legalization of online gaming in multiple jurisdictions and the increase of mobile gaming all over the world. Mobile Gaming: Making Significant Contribution Juniper Research published a whitepaper back...

Black on Netflix: July OITNB, Kat Graham and Forest Whitaker

Yup. It's that time again. July is a brand new month full of new Netflix features that are black, bold, and won't disappoint! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWUOq0NTGeQ&feature=youtu.be July 3rd The Comedy Lineup. This series features up-and-coming comedians such as Sam Jay, Michelle Buteau and Jak Knight, who are sure to keep your belly aching with laughter! July 6th We have...

On ‘Lovecraft Country’ and What “Black Horror” Truly Means

Lovecraft Country is the latest in modern black horror films that breaks new ground in the horror genre. It's being adapted from a book of the same name by Matt Ruff. Get Out was the film that made white liberals the monsters in a film about body-snatching and the most horrifying family business anyone has...

BGN Film Interview: JA Bayona Talks ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Legacy

BGN's Jonita Davis sits down with director JA Bayona to discuss Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and the Jurassic legacy. When fans watch the film this Friday (read my review here), they will find a host of new dinosaurs, some very hilarious interactions with the main characters Owen (played by Chris Pratt) and Claire (played by...

Memorializing Problematic Artists Like XXXTentacion

The news hit on the afternoon of June 18. Jahseh Onfroy, known as the artist XXXTentacion, was shot in Deerfield Beach, FL and soon after pronounced dead. Fans (from the problematic in his own way) Kanye to many others in the rap industry began to pay tribute to the rapper's music and the loss of his potential. XXXTentacion...

Lordy, Lordy, ‘Grease’ is 40!

By Lisa D. DeNeal (Twitter: @diolette) The 40th Anniversary Edition DVD of Grease arrived at my house a few weeks ago. As soon as I had taken it out of the box, the movie’s opening theme, "Grease is the Word," automatically flowed into my mind. I looked at the colorful cover of Australian pop singer and...

How Technology Changed the Way We Consume Games

The tech industry has been hurtling forward for many years now, having an effect on all facets of our lives. From hospitality to defence, technology has a wide reach! Unsurprisingly, gaming has also been impacted by this in the long term, with massive changes to the way that we play games. Back in the...

Casual Videos Games Offer Something for Everyone

As the name suggests, casual games are aimed at players who enjoy gaming on a casual basis. They are often less complex, are easier to play and less demanding that video games aimed at hard-core gaming enthusiasts. As a result of their relative simplicity, these games often have low productions costs and can be...
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