Worth an estimated $135 billion, the gaming industry is already larger than the film and music industries, combined.
Yet for huge portions of the population it’s still seen as a shameful hobby, one meant for kids that you’re meant to outgrow as you settle into adulthood.
Game Academy thinks the opposite.
This startup believes that there’s quantifiable data to be gained from your gaming tendencies, data that could one day be valuable for anyone looking to leverage these skills into a job.
Puzzle games, like Portal, for example, could point to a future in IT.
Strategy games, like Civilization, Total War, or X-Com, on the other hand — games where managing multiple strategies and resources are key to success — could bode well for positions in management.