Tag: City Engine

THE UNREALISTICALLY REAL INTERSECTION BETWEEN GIS AND GAMING

THE UNREALISTICALLY REAL INTERSECTION BETWEEN GIS AND GAMING

General, GeoIT, Industry, Integrations
For this article I would like to compare GIS to a very expansive forest that is constantly breaking its banks and invading coastal towns. The waters of GIS have swamped fields such as business, health and are now encroaching into the least likely of places; GIS and gaming. I am almost 90% certain most of you crinkled your brows in skepticism when you saw the title. However, I kid you not, GIS has found a way to brilliantly embed itself into the gaming industry. Video games, besides being a major mode of entertainment for majority of today’s youth, kids and adults as well. Hence it is a great avenue for education about history or certain aspects of modern day life. There was a dying need for games to be more than just entertainment. Gaming companies are going neck to neck looking for new