Expanding On Your Love of Gaming

Some people are just casual gamers. For other people, it’s a lifestyle. One of the great things about gaming is that the sky’s the limit when it comes to how much you want to have it in your life. This is an industry, after all, that’s larger than music and movies combined. We’ve come a long way in the past few decades! In the early days, games were pretty straightforward, but now they’re hyperrealistic — and the future is only going to be kinder to the gaming world! In this blog, we’re going to look at some handy tips that’ll have you falling deeper into your love of the wonderful world of gaming.

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Stay Up To Date

There’s much happening in the video game world! It’s normal for people to get sucked into playing their favorite games again and again. But while you’re playing those games, you might find that some new classics are coming out. There are brilliant games coming out all the time, but they’re not all smash-hits from the first day of release. Some are ‘sleeper hits’ — they’re the ones that came out with low expectations but which people love. If you’re keeping up to date with the gaming world, then you’ll know all about these hits before the masses get involved.

Behind the Scenes

As well as keeping an eye on the new games that are coming out, why not take a look at the companies that make the games themselves? As we said earlier, this is a massive industry, one that has plenty of big players, companies on the brink of going out of business, and so on. Reading about gaming companies isn’t as exciting as playing games, but it’s more exciting than you might think. There are websites, such as Focus Gaming News, that’ll run you through all that’s going on with the industry. You never know what you might learn!

Video Game Museums

There are museums dedicated to everything these days. And given the scale and popularity of gaming, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of video game museums that you can choose from. Most of them are located in the UK, Japan, and the United States. One of the best is the Strong National Museum of Play. They’ve got the International Center for the History of Electronic Games and the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Super fun!

Share Your Thoughts

If you’ve got plenty to say about video games, then why not say it? There are plenty of ways that you can share your opinion about your favorite games and general thoughts about the industry. You could host a blog, start a YouTube channel, or, if you think you’re entertaining enough to watch, even start a Twitch streaming channel. You’ll find that this allows you to engage with other games, and that can be a lot of fun — there’s a lot of value in sharing your passion with others who are equally passionate. And the gaming world is filled with passionate people!

This post is a collaborative effort by St. Louis Dad.


My name is Richie and I am a 39 year old father of two, a daughter and son. I am married to a beautiful woman named Destiny. She is the foundation of our family, and without her, none of this would be possible. During the day I work as a network security administrator for a local school district. At night I can be found illustrating books, working on websites, or creating music, but more than likely though I am spending time with my kids.

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