Dr. Anthony Bean has combined his profession with his love of video games. He works with children, adolescents, and adults who play video games, in order to help them better understand the immersive effects video games have on individual and family dynamics. Dr. Bean utilizes video game character identification techniques and other experiences to understand and develop basic motivations for playing, personal identity, and discovering conscious and unconscious conflicts, cognitions, and behaviors.
Today Genese talks with game developer Carol Mertz about the pros and cons of augmented reality games like Pokemon Go. Today's special guest is Josh Boykin, who joins Genese to talk about video game character diversity.
Josh Boykin is the founder of Intelligame.Us. As a gamer and journalist, Josh writes about video games and the culture that creates them.
He draws from his experiences in both life and gaming in order to provide unique takes on the industry.
He is a Senior Editor GotGame.com and an Associate Editor for Popzara.com.
Carol Mertz is an independent game designer, PR & Business Development at game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans, co-founder of the St. Louis Game Developer Co-op organization, and co-organizer of indie games convention PixelPop Festival.
Carol spends a substantial amount of her time encouraging and helping others to make games that they can be proud of.
Insights and interviews in the world of video games. Episodes post once a month.
Genese Davis is an author, speaker, columnist and media personality known for her expertise in the world of gaming.