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  • 1. Video Games For dummies And why should you care ? Amine El Ouarzazi
  • 2. Hey you ! I was told you don’t know much about Videogames…
  • 3. Ok so let’s learn more in just 3 easy steps ?!
  • 4. 1 2 3 Introduction Why people What recent play studies to Gaming Videogames showed us
  • 5. 1 INTRODUCTION TO GAMING
  • 6. This is were I’m supposed to Bore you with all kind of stats and charts about videogames…
  • 7. Let’s just say that Video games are the first entertainment media worldwide and had close to double digit growth last year !
  • 8. This is were you say :
  • 9. How is that even possible ?! Videogames are stupid and a waste of time !!!
  • 10. So why people love playing videogames!
  • 11. Are you ready for a little Journey ?
  • 12. Why do people play Video Games ? 2
  • 13. Let’s make it simple We look for Experiences We Challenge Ourselves to Get better We Socialize with Others Through playing
  • 14. And of course we want to have fun and be entertained right ? Who doesn’t ?
  • 15. This is where you say : Wait ! What about violent games with guns and blood ! They are bad for kids !
  • 16. And yes this doesn’t feel right !
  • 17. But you know what let’s take violent games and analyze 3 of them:
  • 18. Silent Hill Call of Duty GTA V
  • 19. Silent Hill is a survival horror game. An Interactive scary experience where you’re stuck in a “Silent Hill”. You have no real way to kill the monsters chasing you ! All you want is to find your wife!
  • 20. You can say it’s the game version of
  • 21. I don’t recall this movie getting campaign of hate, do you ?
  • 22. Example
  • 23. Call Of Duty is what I call a Pop Corn FPS. It’s a scripted short game designed to be played like we watch a movie. Yeah In my opinion it’s a not a very good game all you do is shoot people and keep going in this insipid story in which you have no control only to finish in 4 to 6 hours
  • 24. You can say it’s the game version of
  • 25. In this case people DO make fun of Rambo just like they DO make fun of C.O.D
  • 26. Last but not least : GTA V Well I’m not going to say much about it…
  • 27. Here are the GTA V ratings from IGN the US biggest gaming website
  • 28. GTA Series are the equivalent
  • 29. And hey BTW
  • 30. These 3 games are restricted to 18+
  • 31. And don’t tell me it is not visible on the Box … Please don’t …
  • 32. And just like movies and books, games are rated ! So feel free to check online before buying a bad game only based on guns and violence.
  • 33. Besides, who told you HAD to play violent games:
  • 34. Here are IGN ratings of Kingdom Hearts
  • 35. Other examples
  • 36. Finally, keep in mind that videogames, as said previously, are about experience and interaction We test our limits We choose a Path We cry …
  • 37. YES WE CRY Sometimes for a game
  • 38. Final Fantasy X made ME cry !
  • 39. But does that make me crazy ?
  • 40. Well, recent studies seem to believe the opposite. So you know what? Lets talk about these studies !
  • 41. What recent studies showed us ? 3
  • 42. Among all the recent studies (2012/13) that clearly prove the benefits of gaming I wanted to focus on these 4.
  • 43. Yeah I know this looks complicated …
  • 44. You can go click on the one you want to know more about and it will link you to it J
  • 45. But let’s Summarize It StarCraft makes you smarter Dr. Kawashima let’s you stay smart Playing with your kids helps you have better relations with them for a longer time
  • 46. Bonus What games should I Know about
  • 47. 5 games I feel everyone should know about
  • 48. First game : League of legends
  • 49. Most played game in the World 12M/day 32M/month F2P* MOBA* LCS* Finals had 32M viewers World wide
  • 50. Second Game: Final Fantasy VII
  • 51. Considered by many as best RPG* of all time Single handedly responsible for the success of the first PlayStation 20 year old game still played and replayed by many
  • 52. Wikipedia page
  • 53. Third game : Metal Gear Solid 2
  • 54. 6 best Game of all time on Metacritic Action Infiltration Adventure Cyber Punk Game/Movie Best Plot / Scenario in a Game ever seen
  • 55. Fourth game: Half Life
  • 56. First FPS* RPG* ever made Ancestry of the legendary Counter Strike Half Life 3 is the most hyped game today
  • 57. There is a 17K followers twitter account called : Is HL3 out Yet just tweeting “No” everyday…
  • 58. Fifth game : SKYRIM
  • 59. Biggest and Best Single player Open World 300+ hours of Gameplay, Multiple paths, multiple ends Game of the year 2012
  • 60. Any Questions ?
  • 61. Remember 60 slides ago
  • 62. I guess our journey has ended for now
  • 63. Amine El Ouarzazi http://wurzgg.tumblr.com/ tagged/presentation @wurzGG
  • 64. F2P : Free to play MOBA : Multiplayer Online Battle Arena LCS : League of Legends Championship Series RPG : Role Playing Game FPS : First Person Shooter

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