How the Gaming Industry Affect Our Daily Lives Most people think that the gaming industry, specifically mobile game development, does not have a big impact on their daily lives. Society does not really grasp how the gaming industry can affect their daily lives, thinking that the games on their iPhones and Android devices are just that – games. The mobile game development is a multi-billion dollar industry and it has an impact on your daily life more than you realize. First of all, game development has created jobs, thousands of jobs, not only in the U.S. but all over the world. Even in the Philippines, mobile game development is a young but very promising industry. Being a game developer in the Philippines is a very viable career. It is a dream job for a lot of game enthusiasts, especially for the generation that grew up playing video games. There are a lot of jobs involved in the process of making games – from game design, programming, art creation to mobile app marketing. These jobs are not just financially satisfying, but they also challenge and enrich creativity. With the various game development jobs available, people interested in joining the industry can find their own place in the exciting gaming world. But what if you don't want to be a game developer, does it mean the gaming industry does not affect your life beyond saving you from boredom during a long traffic jam? If you are very fond of playing mobile games, it can affect your daily life more than you think it does. Mobile games affect how we think. It has good and bad effects, but if you are aware, you can keep the mobile game's influence positive. Mobile games improve your hand-eye coordination and exercise your brain to multi-task. Since mobile games have different genres and gameplays, some games can improve your logic and reasoning skills while others develop the right-side of your brain, making you more creative and perspective. If used right, mobile games can elevate education. Kids learn quicker if they are enjoying while learning. Your tablets and phones can do more than just entertain your kids for a few minutes or appease their tantrums, they can be an exciting educational tool for your kids. The gaming industry can also affect your commercial choices. Brands and business are counting mobile games as part of their marketing efforts. They use mobile games either to catch or sustain your attention, so they can be a bigger part of your life beyond their actual product. Lastly, mobile games also have a social component. You can play with anyone across the world, but mostly social mobile games allow you to have fun, connect and bond with your friends that you cannot readily hang out with. It is an interactive mobile socialization that complements talking and texting. The gaming industry do more than provide entertainment. It is a stable industry that continues to grow even in bad economy. Furthermore, it has subtle but meaningful impact in our daily lives. Game developers in the Philippines such as FunGuy Studio, an Android and iPhone app development company, strive to keep the impact of mobile games positive and commendable.