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How to get into Online Gaming

How to get into Online Gaming

Online gaming is fun; however, in recent years, it has become incredibly serious. Yes, gamers still take part as they have a good time, but just like with any other sport, it’s now a big deal. No longer is it just a hobby; sometimes, people can actually make careers out of gaming and Esports! Some gamers like to play the games, and there are some who want to bet on the outcomes of games using sites like VamosGG, but either way, there is money to be made.

As a result of this, many people now want to enter into the world of gaming and see what the fun is all about. Who knows, they could be the next big gaming superstar the industry has to see!

Choose what you want to play on

There are many ways you can play Esports. If you already have a game in mind that you want to play, you may already know what you want to play on, but if you don’t, you have a choice to make. The games that are offered on consoles are different to what’s offered on browsers. Both platforms offer single-player games as well as multiplayer games, so that shouldn’t need to factor your decision too much. There are similar niches on both platforms, but the games and how they’re played are certainly not the same.

Browser games are an excellent way to know what genres you like and if gaming is for you. You don’t need to invest in browser games, and you likely don’t need to install specific software on your PC. You can try as many games as you like with ease, as well as play them from anywhere you like, as long as you have an internet connection. Most browser games are free or have free trials, so it’s a great way to test games and find genres that fit well.

Console games are also incredibly popular, although you can only play a game on that console, so it’s not a game you can play from anywhere. Genres can vary, although there are some games that are far more popular than others. If you have friends who play console games, you may lean towards a console to all play together; it really depends on if you want to buy a console and use the console games.

Find the right game

When it comes to Esports, there are thousands of games to choose from. Since the early 2000s, game development has massively improved and has created so many new games. Not to mention, it has allowed for the development and improvement of classic games as well.

Choosing a game is no easy task. Each game will often have a particular theme that will be attractive to different types of gamers. Some may want to play sports-themed games; others may like combat games. There are also card games, racing games, role-playing games, and so much more. Picking the right genre is key to choosing the suitable game as the game needs to be appealing. Multiple genres can be chosen; it all depends on personal preference.

If you’re planning to game with friends, they may be able to give you an insight into what games are good or not, but the only way you’ll really know is to try them out yourself.

Find a community

If you want to take gaming seriously, you will likely want to join a gaming community. Communities are usually designed for one game or a game genre and will discuss industry trends as well as gaming tactics and tips. It’s a great way to meet other gamers, play together, and even hold competitions and championships. These communities build bonds and unite gamers.

The key point to take from this is to choose a game you like and a platform you feel confident with. Everything else will fall into place.

 

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Cyber Geek Girl

Lisa Ventura (AKA ‘Cyber Geek Girl’) is a Content Marketer, PR, Digital and Cyber Security professional, and is an active blogger and influencer. She loves technology, gadgets, sci-fi, heavy metal music and is fascinated by hacking/cyber security and nuclear war. ‘Cyber Geek Girl’ is Lisa's window to her world and contains articles, reviews, advice, interviews, hints and tips on a variety of different topics and subjects that she is passionate about. Lisa loves dogs and is the proud owner of a GSD/Husky cross dog called Poppy, who is her world. She can be contacted via hello@cybergeekgirl.co.uk.

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