Video games bring a sense of the reality to most people, especially if you are a hardcore gamer. They bring reality by essentially creating a virtual world that feels as if you are living in the real world. Lucky Wander Boy by D.B. Weiss is transmitting a certain message to a certain audience. The novel is intended to enthrall an audience consisted of video game enthusiasts around their late twenties and thirties.
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According to Anita Frazier, industry analyst for toys and games at NPD Group, "Star Wars games generally sell very well, and the Star Wars franchise is one of the top 10 video-game franchises of all time. "( Lane F, 2008) Another franchise of LucasArts the hugely popular ‘Indiana Jones’ series has an eagerly anticipated game in production. LucasArts have always used this to their advantage and up until recently their games line-up almost consisted of all star wars titles. ‘Knights of the old republic’ and ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ have been two of their most famous spin off’s of the franchise. Recently LucasArts have diversified their operations, including the upcoming Fracture game, but their Star Wars titles still remain their best sellers.
The game came out in the late 90’s. It was popular in both Japan and America. Engulfing players across multiple consoles and PC’s in an in-depth world filled with adventure and fun. Final Fantasy VII changed the way RPG’s are made and revolutionized RPG’s as a whole with its intense in depth story line and its multi-leveling. “FF7 is, without a doubt, the new benchmark for console titles.” (Boor, 1997, para.1).
Battlefield is a First Person Shooter franchise developed by Dice. Dice is a Swedish company that tries to take games to the next level with their unparalleled Frostbite engine. Dice puts together games that include a riveting story, high passed action, with stunning visuals in order to draw in potential customers. Battlefield is such a popular video game franchise because of superior business marketing, a loyal fan base, and a all around great experience when playing with friends. Competition plays a major role within the video game industry and the two companies that are always neck and neck are Activision, who makes the Call Of Duty franchise and Dice, who makes the Battlefield franchise.
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Well, since I was a little boy, I have always loved video games. There was something about it that made me feel great. While I didn’t know what it was back then, I believe I have an answer now. It’s about the journey, the adventure of playing a video game. When you pick up a controller or log on to a PC game, you are entering a world of vast possibilities and endless adventures.