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Top Games for Girls in 2019 (part 1)

Some people wouldn’t imagine that girl do play a wide variety of computer games, there are undoubtedly some titles that have attracted a predominantly female fan base.

Such games are popular because of a connection to a certain girl’s TV series or popular activity that associated with girls. These games both feature strong female characters that girl can relate to or desire to be like.
In this article, we will introduce some games that would make a great gift to any female friend, family member in your life.

  1. My Little Pony: Magic Princess is a free-to-play game based on the popular girls cartoon and toy line of the same name which was a basic city sim where players could build and manage their Ponyville town and welcome some of their favorite characters. Since the initial launch, the game has been upgraded significantly to the latest version with several towns and areas to manage, a massive cast of characters to choose and level up, as well as a variety of mini games from ball bouncing to a dance rhythm.
  2. Overwatch is a popular online shooter game that has been popular since it first launched in 2016. While most shooters games are developed for male gamers, Overwatch has been developed to attract female with characters and supplementary material such as animated shorts, comic books, and even Funko Pop figures. Overwatch is a first-person video game which are bound to connect with other female fans. Overwatch has proved that online gaming is no longer just for boys.
  3. Disneyland Adventures is an amazing computer game for girls who love Disney movies and theme parks in which players visit a digital recreation of the park riding the attractions, talking to and managing different characters featuring in this destination. This is particularly fun for young children who love to travel and have fun.
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The Multi Billion Dollar Industry

Computer games are a multi-billion-dollar industry in the world with hundred thousands of companies developing and publishing games and thousands of companies joining each year. These companies utilize continuous innovation in technology and highly skilled educated gamers to develop new attractive computer games. The demand for computer games are huge just as about everyone has played computer games as a kid, they continue to play computer games when growing up although it is just occasionally. Computer game industry is a highly competitive market which requires workers to have advanced training in skills like computer graphics, animation, software design, or programming in order to fill a vacancy. To survive in this severe industry, companies must be on top of innovation, imagination, knowledge and continuously being able to adapt to new demand.

As a gamer, if you ever wanted to become a game developer, you would need to master one or more of the skills listed above to even have a chance at breaking into the field. Those that have experience developing games of any kind would get you some advantages over other candidate; however, you will still be up against many other talents.

There is, however, a bright future as the industry is continuing to grow stronger than ever before gaining over 1.2 billion in 2015 in spending and that only doesn’t include hardware and accessories spending, only content spending. Thus, it demands to recruit more and more will be available. In the United State only, the gaming industry contribute over $11 billion to GDP in 2016 and the amount is certain to grow in the foreseeable future. The average salary for a person working in this industry is also incredible of over $90,000. No wonder why the competition is fierce.

To learn more about the business side of computer game, don’t forget to check out other articles.

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Benefits of playing computer games

Many parents might feel guiltily allowed their children extra screen time on summer. Luckily, under strict monitoring, computer games can be a vibrant and rich source of learning. With this in mind, here’s some reasons why you should let your children play video games.

  1. Learning rules
    Computer games often have complex rules to be learnt and this is the grammar of language that researchers have developed. So when the kids play computer games, they learn not only the game but also the grammar and language.
  2. Developing soft skills
    The latest technology has allowed children to stay connected with their friends and plan strategy together. It is no longer an isolated game where children play alone. As for this, children would be able to develop problem solving, team works and communication skills. Moreover, playing games requires children to take turns which help them to develop sharing skills as well as generosity.
  3. Reading and telling stories
    Every game needs to have interesting content to attract their audience, especially children. However, that aspect of telling stories is often overlooked while it is actually very helpful in developing storytelling skills of children. It is so fascinating to see how much children can learn, develop and tell stories about the characters, plots, settings and style.
  4. Early engagement with STEM
    Many researches have showed that computer allow early engage with science and technology which can help children interested in studying and working in science, technology, maths (STEM) and engineering subjects. There are various great games featuring strong role models such as Bitz n Bob and Detective Dot who solves mysteries using STEM that children should try.
  5. Creativity
    It is obvious that games are developed based on non-fiction characters and stories which might help in encouraging creativity and an interest in arts, music and construction.
  6. Online vs offline
    Computer game and play in physical ground don’t have to be two separate things as children usually adopt ideas from games in their physical play in the garden, on their bikes and even on the rollercoaster. This might come in useful for their future development and actual learning in school.So ditch the guilt and instead focus on taking an interest and encouraging them to play games that will stretch their imaginations and learn new skills. Of course, some strict rules must be applied as well to prevent adverse effects.

So ditch the guilt and instead focus on taking an interest and encouraging them to play games that will stretch their imaginations and learn new skills. Of course, some strict rules must be applied as well to prevent adverse effects.