Tandon in the News
The Future of Gaming: Your data, your wallet [Video]
- October 31, 2018
- Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFofnju3V8I&t=
This video includes interviews with NYU Tandon Game Innovations Laboratory Director Julian Togelius, starting at 1:44
From Fortnite to Candy Crush, video games and mobile games are relying more and more on in-game, in-app purchases, and loot boxes to make money. This means gaming companies are finding new ways to keep players playing and spending. Some digital games development uses old-school gambling mechanisms to keep people hooked, while others in the gaming industry are using data to learn more and in-depth behaviors about the people playing — ultimately customizing video games to individual players.