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2024 Gaming Industry Predictions and Trends: A Look Ahead

2024 Gaming Industry Predictions and Trends: A Look Ahead

As we move into 2024, the gaming industry is poised for transformative changes, reflecting technological advancements and player preference

Game Changers and Award Predictions: A Look at This Year's Game Awards

Game Changers and Award Predictions: A Look at This Year's Game Awards

The annual game awards not only celebrate the best in gaming but also highlight titles that push the boundaries of creativity and techno...

Navigating the Realities of Establishing a Gaming Studio

Navigating the Realities of Establishing a Gaming Studio

For this month’s blog post, we wanted to once again talk to our founders and bring a rare perspective from behind the scenes and answer some

Innplay’s Amazing Run to Success

Innplay’s Amazing Run to Success

This month’s blog post is very different from anything we have done in the past. This time we wanted to give readers a unique opportunity to

Beyond Landscapes: Character-Centric Game Design

Beyond Landscapes: Character-Centric Game Design

The bond between game design and pop culture is undeniable and deeply connected. This isn't just about the latest gaming mechanics or...

Crafting Memorable Worlds

Crafting Memorable Worlds

In the world of video games, the creation of immersive and captivating worlds is key to player engagement. Games like Dave the Diver, Subnau

Mass Market Games - Crafting Multiplayer and Co-op Experiences

Mass Market Games - Crafting Multiplayer and Co-op Experiences

Looking at the evolution of games over the last few years with the advent and rising availability of smartphones, access to a steady online

Gaming Needs - Understanding Player’s Emotions

Gaming Needs - Understanding Player’s Emotions

Step into the shoes of a game designer, where understanding player emotions isn't just a novel concept, it's the crux of creating immersive

From Ideas to Income: Creating Realistic Revenue Projections for Gaming Startups

From Ideas to Income: Creating Realistic Revenue Projections for Gaming Startups

Taking a data driven approach for scaling your gaming studio.

The DNA Of Fun In Games

The DNA Of Fun In Games

It is often awfully difficult to pinpoint the exact benefactor of fun in games.
What makes a game fun as a whole but also captivating and m

The Art of Storytelling in Video Games

The Art of Storytelling in Video Games

Should Games Tell Stories?
Not all of the games.
But if we’d like, we can as stories allow us to invoke feelings beyond simple enjoyment

Hooked on Your Game: How to Use Retention Mechanics to Keep Players Coming Back

Hooked on Your Game: How to Use Retention Mechanics to Keep Players Coming Back

Do you have a game that players just can't put down? If not, you're not alone. In today's crowded and competitive gaming market, retaini...

The Future Resurgence Of The MMORPG Genre

The Future Resurgence Of The MMORPG Genre

A group of player characters are standing in a circle outside of the entrance to a raid dungeon, they meticulously plan out the strategy and

The Magical Spice Of Randomness In Games

The Magical Spice Of Randomness In Games

In recent years, in what we like to call the ‘era of the indies’, it is hard to ignore the amount of innovation independent developers...

What’s Going on?

What’s Going on?

The giants fighting over fees (Epic - Apple)
Remarkable IPO’s. Unity is currently at a $25B valuation Spac opening new growth and investment

When dreams come true

When dreams come true

So after a 10-month journey, I am privileged to say that I have founded VGames - the first VC out of Israel investing exclusively in Game...

Mobile Games - what’s going on with marketing costs?

Mobile Games - what’s going on with marketing costs?

Many times when we mention marketing when referring to mobile games or mobile studios, what we’re really referring to is user acquisition co

Taking it to the next level – VGames VC on raising capital for your games

Taking it to the next level – VGames VC on raising capital for your games

The business behind driving investing and raising capital is inherently high risk, but it also comes with high reward.

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