PlayStation Dualshock 4 Controller. Photo © Catherine Smith-Desbiens / Girls on Games

OPINION: The Democratization of Video Games in 2015

The gaming industry and community is constantly in flux and flow; ever changing the way it interacts with, and constructs itself through the medium. As technology and communication continuously develops and reinvents itself, one of the more beneficial and progressive transformations has been the democratization of video games. This has been an ongoing process for the last decade or so, but as part of the obligatory reflection that ensues at the year-end, I feel as if this movement to communize the industry really flourished in this year.