Graphics: Digital Games Industry
A Coggle Diagram about Defining the Industry
(Independent or Indie games
, Games development companies
, Stages: Development (Creating the game) - Publishing (advertising, getting the game in the market) - Manufacturing (producing physical copies) - Distribution (sending to stores) - Retail.
, 1st party positives = secured salary, higher success rate, money from publisher. Negatives = Limited creative autonomy
, 2nd party positives = have a stable game idea to create from. negatives = limited creative freedom, shift blame if bad game, not a secure salary.
and 3rd party positives = creative freedom. negatives = not a guaranteed success rate, use your own money as funding.
), Contemporary Trends
(F2P = Free 2 Play
, Apps and Mobile games have become just as popular in the gaming industry as everything else.
), Transmedia Potential
(PayDay 2 a popular multiplayer video game engaged in transmedia tie-ins with DJ Alesso and fictional character John Wick
) and Creativity and Realism