Published by on Nov 27, 2020 | Entertainment
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From Pokémon Go to Halo to virtual reality, there's been some giant leaps in gaming this past decade. But is there still more to come?

The gaming industry is a billion-dollar industry and things have certainly changed throughout its history, especially over the last decade. These days, you can game on numerous consoles as well as your smartphone and if you are looking for new casinos to have a flutter, you can visit MrCasinova.com South Africa online casinos and they will tell you where to go and what to play. It is all part of the way our lives have changed and how technology has aided in that change.

All of these technological advances have made the gaming industry worth a whopping $150 billion! And with that predicted to grow to a staggering $200 billion over the next three years, it is pretty obvious there is loads more to come. And that is incredibly exciting.

So let us take a trip down memory lane at the biggest innovations in the gaming world in the last decade to give us a wee taste of what may come.

  1. Mobile Gaming
    Taking your console with you, everywhere, was a game changer. Your phone is now your computer, iPod and games console all in one and all in your pocket. Smartphones and tablets paved the way for gaming to become so much more mainstream and for us, the biggest and best innovation, full stop.
  2. Graphics
    As technology increased at rapid speeds, so did not just our console’s software but…

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Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) is kicking off the holiday season with an online art auction, accessible here, featuring works, acquired over four decades.

Purchase an art piece for yourself or for a loved one, while supporting BCA and the artistic community it serves.

Collection I is available from now until Tuesday, December 01, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Browse the art, place your bids and continue to stay tuned the rest of December for additional cohorts of art pieces available for bidding.

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About Bronx Council On The Arts

Founded by visionary community leaders in 1962, the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) is dedicated to advancing cultural equity in Bronx. From creative placemaking and arts advocacy to the provision of services for artists and arts organizations, as well as programming for children and seniors, BCA was the first organization in Bronx to focus equally on supporting local artists, serving the community, and catalyzing relationships between the two.

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