It’s no secret that video games are a massive part of our cultural landscape.
There are thousands of different franchises, each with their own unique story to tell, and the industry is incredibly influential on the way we consume and interact with our favorite media.
And, of course, the video game industry is also a giant cultural force.
We’ve covered many games and their creators on TechCrunch, but the real news is how the industry has transformed itself.
Here are some of the big shifts in gaming over the last decade.