nc efi placeholder

Types of Gamers and Their Characteristics


The Professional Master’s Degree Video Games of TECH educates professionals to develop new products that appeal to the target player.

The world of video games is large, there are those who only approaches them when they are bored waiting for the bus, while others have made it their way of life and even dedicate themselves professionally to it. The Professional Master’s Degree Video Games explains the five types of gamers, this classification is involved and level in gaming, whether on game consoles or PC.

  • Noob: In this group are all those people who have just come to a particular game or who have just started in this universe. It is also often used as a derogatory term for those players who do not improve in the game over time or who do not respect veteran players.
  • Casual gamer: As its name suggests, this is an occasional gamer who prefers easy or medium-difficulty games to be able to handle them and if gets bored will quit without any problem.
  • Mid-core gamer: It is quite experienced but would rather spend a couple of hours in a simple competitive game than dedicate themselves to a title that requires constant dedication.
  • Hardcore gamer: This one dedicates a lot of time, effort, and interest to their video games, preferring those that have a lot of difficulties and require a lot of time to be played, for this reason, also spend several hours a day in front of the screen. Usually take part in competitions and communities to obtain more information about the games of interest.
  • Pro-gamer: It is the professional level player, that is, those who are dedicated to playing full time, earn money by competing with other players in tournaments worldwide, and specialize in their work to make a living from what they are passionate about.

With these types of players in mind, designers and developers of new projects can focus on the target audience they want to reach, think about the skills, interests and needs of each person, and achieve better results.

Professional Master’s Degree Video Games

TECH Technological University created this master’s degree because videogames are the most popular form of entertainment around the world, millions of people of different ages play simultaneously and in different modalities online, offline, free, paid, from fixed consoles, cell phones or laptops. That is why this industry has been in increasing demand over the last few years, and design firms need qualified experts who can continue to develop their products and keep up with the latest trends in this field.

In addition to the above, there are diverse types of games and markets, therefore, the students of this institution will learn from experts with distinguished career in this profession, theoretical classes, exclusive material, graphic and schematic content, practices based on real cases, forums, and more to learn everything you need to develop as an integral professional.

The content structure is divided in ten modules and deeps in topics such as 3D art, video game design, advanced programming, design document, animation, narrative and script design, sound and music design, art in video games, production and management, programming, systems, artificial intelligence, composition, software, characters, script, gameplay, creation text, among others.

Re-Learning method

The Professional Master’s Degree Video Games of TECH is developed entirely online. During the 12 months of training, the student has access to the program’s contents at any time and from any device, allowing them to self-manage the study time with maximum flexibility and adapt to each student’s schedule.

It has its own learning method, ‘Re-Learning’, based on asynchrony and self-management. The contents are presented in an attractive and dynamic way in multimedia capsules that include audio, videos, images, diagrams, and conceptual maps to corroborate knowledge.

TECH Technological University

TECH Technological University, the world’s largest university, is also the official online university of the NBA (National Basketball Association) in Latin America. It belongs to the TECH educational group, a Spanish-owned multinational recognized by the Financial Times as one of the 200 fastest-growing companies in Europe. The company, founded and directed by Manuel Sánchez-Cascado de Fuentes, has also been considered the most highly valued Spanish technology company in the last 15 years.

Thanks to its fully digital learning system, it supplies training to students from anywhere in the world. An international trajectory has allowed it to become a benchmark in distance learning, with a catalogue of over 10,000 programs, over 100,000 new students each year, and 500,000 graduates from over 150 countries.

Specialized highly qualified postgraduate programs, they offer their students the best training programs at an international level, being leaders in employability with 99% of their students working in the first twelve months, according to data from the consulting firm KPMG.