Technology has successfully permeated into every walk-of-life, and its manifestation in the gaming arena assures to make lives more cheerful by providing an interactive and exceptional ecosystem and platforms (worlds) that converges people of all ages and backgrounds. Gaming has pervaded from constrictions of homes and televisions to become replicas of the real world on a virtual platform.
Several trends are gradually leading to radical changes in the world of gaming. The easy adaptability of smartphones to access gaming applications has made it convenient for users to play games, from anywhere around the globe. A significant change in the gaming industry is the emergence and development of the virtual reality (VR) technology, which transcends the gamers into their gaming world. Abreast with the VR technology is the advent of augmented reality (AR) technology, which unlike the former, allows the players to generate a unique perspective, beyond the confines of a home, or a television. The use of wearables for smarter gaming experience and cloud computing services streaming live and dynamic images and video updates creates an international platform for gaming industries to flourish. Most importantly, the gaming industry has embarked upon taking up the initiative to educate young minds through gaming platforms with the inclusion of strategic game planning and building operations, to improve the STEM knowledge of the most enthralled gamers, the youth.
In view of this, Startup City brings to you, the top-notch gaming technologies that are disrupting the traditional ways of engaging and entertaining people. A prominent panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts along with Startup City’s editorial board has selected these technologies and their providers. We present to you Startup City’s “Top 15 Most Promising Gaming Technology Startups - 2018” featuring the companies that can provide competitive advantage to the gaming sector.