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Game Institute We'll teach you how to make your own professional high-quality video games. We'll teach you how to make video games professionally, either for career purposes or just as a hobby.

This includes learning how to use tools like Unity as well as how to develop your own game engines from scratch. For over 15 years we've offered the most extensive collection of instructional materials, source code, and tools available for game developers. Learn C++ programming, 3D graphics rendering, game engine development, shader programming, Unity, artificial intelligence, game art and animation, and so much more.

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Who can help aspiring indie game developers more than successful game developers? If you'd like to create the next hit -...
08/25/2022
A beginner’s guide to level design | Game World Observer

Who can help aspiring indie game developers more than successful game developers? If you'd like to create the next hit -- you need to have a deep understanding of what makes games fun to play.

Indie Dev Grant Morgan shares some beginner tips on level design below. #leveldesign #gamedesign

Level design is one of the core elements of game development. Understanding your goals and basic principles is crucial in creating a great experience for players. Here’re a few tips for beginners from Grant Morgan, an indie dev working on an untitled project and game design critic focusing on dial...

Do you have a passion for the arts? If so, you have the potential to be an excellent game artist. Learn about game art, ...
08/24/2022
5 Steps to Become a Video Game Artist | The Guide

Do you have a passion for the arts? If so, you have the potential to be an excellent game artist. Learn about game art, its different elements, and the fundamentals of creating it below. #gameart #gamedesign

Learn how to become a video game artist in just 5 simple steps. We outline everything you need to know to go from nowhere to being a successful game artist

Are you an aspiring game developer? Make the purchase of a lifetime and invest in our Premium Membership for access to g...
08/22/2022
Premium Membership (Lifetime)

Are you an aspiring game developer? Make the purchase of a lifetime and invest in our Premium Membership for access to game design and development courses covering C++, Python, Blender, Unity, and much more! #gamedev #gamedesign

Online courses covering game design and development. Learn C++ programming, C# programming, Python, Blender, Unity and Unreal Engine development.

As a game developer, whenever you are making a game project, what is the game's purpose? Is it meant to sample the water...
08/19/2022
Is your game built for 'main'-ing, trending, or sampling?

As a game developer, whenever you are making a game project, what is the game's purpose? Is it meant to sample the waters within a genre or platform? Is it intended to catch onto the latest trends in gaming today? Or is it planned to be the main focus for your game's intended audience? How often do you ask yourself these questions during development? #gamedevelopment #gameindustry

What is your game for? Absolutely something.

Game Institute's development courses are currently on sale for a limited time. Have you wanted to take ​online courses t...
08/18/2022
Game Development Courses

Game Institute's development courses are currently on sale for a limited time. Have you wanted to take ​online courses to ​hone your knowledge of game programming? Have you considered changing careers toward ​the art and ​design side of game development? Are you ready to take your career to the next level? #gameinstitute ​#gamedevelopment

Online courses in game programming, game art, and game design for all skill levels.

Recently across the pond, several indie game studios collaborated to raise over £400k for the Make-A-Wish UK charity. Th...
08/17/2022
Games studios and streamers raise £400k for Make-A-Wish UK

Recently across the pond, several indie game studios collaborated to raise over £400k for the Make-A-Wish UK charity. The charity, much like its US-based counterpart, grants wishes to children fighting life-threatening illnesses. With the funds raised, the organization will grant wishes to 200 children. If you've ever taken part in a charity drive, what ​was it for? Have you ​thought about using your games and projects in this way? #charity #gameindustry

Several games studios banded together to raise £400,000 for Make-A-Wish UK, the non-profit that arranges life-cha…

In C#, there are value and reference types, and structures (or structs) are the former type. They are considered an alte...
08/16/2022
Learn How to Use Structures in C#

In C#, there are value and reference types, and structures (or structs) are the former type. They are considered an alternative to classes and can be used to store attributes and non-behavioral methods. What examples of structs ​have you used in your projects ​lately? #programining #csharp

C#’s structs are like a lightweight, but powerful, alternative to classes. Find out how to use this handy data type.

Unity has been in the news lately for a number of reasons. Recently, the marketing and mobile tech company called AppLov...
08/15/2022
AppLovin Makes $20B Offer to Acquire Unity

Unity has been in the news lately for a number of reasons. Recently, the marketing and mobile tech company called AppLovin made a $20B acquisition offer to buy out the software. ​If you're developing a project in Unity, what do you think of this news? #gameindustry #unitysoftware

Unity says its framework powers 70% of the top mobile games.

Even if you don't require training, Game Institute has access to projects and assets for you to use. From code, to sprit...
08/12/2022
Game Project Downloads

Even if you don't require training, Game Institute has access to projects and assets for you to use. From code, to sprites and sounds, the bundle includes commercial quality items that are ready to go for your projects. What are you waiting for? Are you ready to see what these can do for you?
#gameinstitute #gamedevelopment

This bundle includes commercial quality video game projects all setup and ready to go with complete source code and all game assets (models, textures, sounds, scripts, etc.) in downloadable form. Projects Included: Dead Earth GI Racing 1.0 GI Racing 2.0 MatchBaker Balls of Glory Carbon3D (Proprietar...

Narrative games are a category with a growing influence and audience. In the UK, ​a ​new fund has been set up to help su...
08/11/2022
New BFI fund will help support narrative game devs in the UK

Narrative games are a category with a growing influence and audience. In the UK, ​a ​new fund has been set up to help support game developers that specialize in narrative adventures. From the Telltale ​series of games, to recent releases such as ​"As ​Dusk Falls", what interactive and narrative experiences have stood out to you? Is designing a narrative game ​a thing you want to do?
#gamedevelopment #gamedesign

The British Film Institute and UK Global Screen Fund have opened applications for the International Business Development strand.

The first half of the year has been seen a share of top-selling titles across different platforms. Across the pond, Elde...
08/10/2022
Elden Ring, Pokémon Legends: Arceus drove European sales during the first half of 2022

The first half of the year has been seen a share of top-selling titles across different platforms. Across the pond, Elden Ring and Pokémon Legends: Arceus were the leading forces behind European game sales for the first two quarters. What this news means for the rest of year and the first part of next year, only time will tell. What games have you played so far this year? Alternatively, are you working on a game inspired by current releases? #gameindustry #gameprogramming

76.1 million games were sold across Europe during the first six months of the year, a rise of 13.5% over the same perio…

It's no secret that inspiration comes in many forms. Art taking inspiration from other works is no different in this reg...
08/09/2022
How Moebius' Art Influenced Video Games

It's no secret that inspiration comes in many forms. Art taking inspiration from other works is no different in this regard. In this example from the linked article, the works of the late Jean "Moebius" Giraud have inspired the art and design of video games. What games in this article have you played? Has an artist's style given you inspiration for your next project? #gameart #gamedesign

French artist Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, inspired his peers and mass media. In video games especially, his psychedelic fantasy/surrealist art may live on forever.

Sometimes, JavaScript comes into play when working on a multitude of projects. Having knowledge ​of the basics can ​go a...
08/08/2022
10 JavaScript Project Ideas for Beginners

Sometimes, JavaScript comes into play when working on a multitude of projects. Having knowledge ​of the basics can ​go a long way, so here are some ideas to take on. If ​you're new, or out of practice, let us know what JavaScript ​has done for your projects. #gameprogramming #coding

JavaScript is a crucial programming language to learn. If you're new to it, here are some projects to help you boost your knowledge.

For a limited time, Game Institute's lifetime premium membership is discounted. Learn how to code and program in C++, C#...
08/05/2022
Premium Membership (Lifetime)

For a limited time, Game Institute's lifetime premium membership is discounted. Learn how to code and program in C++, C#, Unity, Unreal Engine, Python, and more with our online courses on game design and game development. Score your chance to take that first step in the games industry. #gameinstitute #gamedevelopment

Online courses covering game design and development. Learn C++ programming, C# programming, Python, Blender, Unity and Unreal Engine development.

Following the acquisition of Eidos and Crystal Dynamics and the rights to game series such as Tomb Raider, a report show...
08/04/2022
Embracer has spent $2m on its retro games archive to date

Following the acquisition of Eidos and Crystal Dynamics and the rights to game series such as Tomb Raider, a report shows that Embracer has spent a fair bit of money to enhance their retro games archives. The goal, according to the group, is to preserve as many games, consoles, and accessories as humanly possible, for the sake of history. What do you think of Embracer's initiative? What games or consoles do you want to see them preserve? #gameindustry #gamedesign

A new report reveals that Embracer has so far spent $2 million in its efforts to archive retro video games.The group an…

It's not even been a year since the release of Windows 11, but there is talk of a new iteration of Windows already in th...
08/03/2022
Microsoft Could Release Windows 12 as Early as 2024 - IGN

It's not even been a year since the release of Windows 11, but there is talk of a new iteration of Windows already in the works. Recently, Microsoft updated its roadmap to return to a traditional three-year release cycle for major versions, which included increased output of updates to current Windows versions. How this will impact game development and programming remains to be seen. What do you think? #gameindustry #windows

Microsoft is returning to its three-year plan for new Windows versions, meaning we might see Windows 12 in 2024.

Raf Grasseti, the art director for the God of War series, teased a new character design for the upcoming God of War Ragn...
08/02/2022
God Of War Art Director Says Odin Was The Hardest Character To Design

Raf Grasseti, the art director for the God of War series, teased a new character design for the upcoming God of War Ragnarok. According to this article, Grasetti said in an Instagram Story that Odin, the Allfather of the Norse gods, was the most difficult to create for the series. With the game releasing this November, it won't be long before Odin makes his appearance. What do you make of Grasetti's tease? Do you think Kratos will face Odin in a boss fight? #gameart #gamedesign

The wait to see the Allfather just got a bit harder.

Recently, Coin Crew Games released the puzzle game Escape Academy on all major platforms. With visual variety in their p...
08/01/2022
Escape Academy Creators Detail the Importance of Environmental Design and Variety

Recently, Coin Crew Games released the puzzle game Escape Academy on all major platforms. With visual variety in their puzzles and environments, the developers wished to stress how important those things are in designing games. Take a look at this interview, and let us know if it gives you any ideas for your next project. #gameart #gamedesign

Coin Crew Games co-founders Wyatt Bushnell and Mike Salyh talk to Game Rant about Escape Academy's distinctive environments and their importance.

07/29/2022
Game Tutorials - How to Make an HTML5 Game

HTML5 is a rudimentary form of coding, but in such a complicated technical area -- starting with the basics is key to understanding the complexities of other methods. If you're looking to become a game developer, start small!

Try your luck by creating your first game in HTML5. #coding #gameprogramming

Coding is an incredibly hard skill to master. Even the experts have their issues, but it can make for some interesting s...
07/28/2022
12 Unbelievable Things In The Games Industry That Actually Happened

Coding is an incredibly hard skill to master. Even the experts have their issues, but it can make for some interesting situations when problems do occur. Here are 12 unbelievable things that have happened in the games industry! #gamingindustry #videogames

Some are funny, while others are downright depressing.

Designing a game is about more than creating art for the background. Game art is about creating a feeling -- an experien...
07/27/2022
What is Game Art Design? (with picture)

Designing a game is about more than creating art for the background. Game art is about creating a feeling -- an experience, within the world you're crafting. Learn more about Game Art Design below. #gameart #gamedesign

Game art design is the process of designing and creating the visuals in video games. Generally speaking, game art design is...

Unity is one of the most accessible and popular game design engines in the world. If you're interested in game developme...
07/26/2022
Tutorials: Learn to Develop With Unity Game Engine

Unity is one of the most accessible and popular game design engines in the world. If you're interested in game development -- you should make at least one game with Unity.

Check out this Beginner Tutorial for Developing in Unity Game Engine to get started. #unity #gamedevelopment

The best Unity game engine tutorials. Read up on some of the best helpful tips and pointers to develop games in the Unity game engine

Is becoming a game dev your dream job? Your game design certification is only a click away...visit Game Institute to lea...
07/25/2022
Game Design Certificate Programs

Is becoming a game dev your dream job? Your game design certification is only a click away...visit Game Institute to learn more about our online courses in game programming, art, and more! #gameprogramming #gamedesign #gamedev

Online courses in game programming, art, and design from accredited partner colleges.

PS has announced via a German publication called Games Wirtschaft that it will not be at Gamescom 2022. The outlet reach...
07/22/2022
PlayStation will not attend Gamescom 2022

PS has announced via a German publication called Games Wirtschaft that it will not be at Gamescom 2022. The outlet reached out to PS and received confirmation from them that they will not be present this year, as well as not having game announcements in the Opening Night event.
#videogameindustry

The platform holder also won't have announcements in the Opening Night Live

The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) is a United Kingdom statutory body that is responsible for enforcing competit...
07/21/2022
CMA probe into cloud gaming marks the start of increased antitrust scrutiny in gaming | Opinion

The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) is a United Kingdom statutory body that is responsible for enforcing competition law. CMA has recently been looking into mobile browser and cloud gaming as they are concerned about the potential risk of collusion.
#videogameindustry

Geradin Partners' competition lawyers Stijn Huijts and Tom Smith on why the investigation could reshape the industry

Music is a powerful way to evoke emotion and create an emotional connection with listeners. Music branding can be used a...
07/20/2022
Elevating the way video game companies work with music

Music is a powerful way to evoke emotion and create an emotional connection with listeners. Music branding can be used as a strategy to position the brand in a particular way. It can be used to project the desired image of the brand and differentiate it from competitors.
#gamedesign

Ben Sumner shares seven key things that can be done to improve the way music is integrated in games

This package includes over 50 training courses, ranging from game art to programming. You'll also get access to the Dead...
07/18/2022
Premium Membership (Lifetime)

This package includes over 50 training courses, ranging from game art to programming. You'll also get access to the Dead Earth and Game Projects training packages. You will always have access to all of the latest and most up-to-date training videos, and we will never charge you for any new content when it comes out.
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Online courses covering game design and development. Learn C++ programming, C# programming, Python, Blender, Unity and Unreal Engine development.

With over 300k students, Game Institute's track record as a gateway to game development speaks for itself. But don't jus...
07/15/2022
Customer Reviews and Testimonials Gallery 0 - Game Institute

With over 300k students, Game Institute's track record as a gateway to game development speaks for itself. But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at some of the testimonials that our former students have taken the time to record. You may learn a bit from their stories, too. #gameinstitute #gamedevelopment

Reviews and testimonials from current and former students of our game development training programs. Page 0.

Making a game that feels rewarding is essential to making the player feel a sense of accomplishment for their efforts. B...
07/14/2022
Rewards System for Serious Games - How a revised design can aid in their development

Making a game that feels rewarding is essential to making the player feel a sense of accomplishment for their efforts. Balancing how much of a reward should be given is crucial during development. Which games have a reward system that you take inspiration from, and want to implement in your next project? #gamedevelopment #gameindustry

How can a reward system, specifically designed for serious games benefit their development? This article explores a reward system for entertainment-focused games, makes changes to it and highlights areas for educational games improvement.

It's no secret that mobile gaming is a lucrative business. A recent report predicts that mobile game spending could ecli...
07/13/2022
Mobile game spending predicted to hit $117bn by 2026

It's no secret that mobile gaming is a lucrative business. A recent report predicts that mobile game spending could eclipse $117 billion within a few years, with a majority of it coming from apps on the Google Play Store globally. What sort of mobile game projects have you wanted to try making? #gameindustry #mobilegaming

Report also says that non-game revenue will continue to outpace consumer game spending on the App Store

Music in video games ​can make or break an experience for some. For the soundtracks that stand above and beyond the rest...
07/11/2022
The Grammy Awards are adding a category specifically for video games

Music in video games ​can make or break an experience for some. For the soundtracks that stand above and beyond the rest, the Grammy Awards ​plan to honor them with a new video game ​award ​category. Do ​you think this award is long ​overdue? What game soundtracks have ​left an impression? #gameart ​#gameindustry

The Grammy Awards are adding a category specifically for video game soundtracks this year, alongside a handful of other new categories.

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Hello, I just wanna know if you preparing a course to create good video game, because on your siteweb, the course are old??? Thank you
I really like the Dead earth series it very in depth however I kind of wish it was structured towards building a multiplayer game not just a single player
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Hello. Thank you for the "Machine Learning for Apps" course intro. How can I get full course?
Hi, trying to reach a 1000 likes on Nurbs Studios Page and I need your help. We would greatly appreciate your support. Instructions: Please go to this FB page and invite your friends to like this page and keep updated on the progress of our first game title https://www.facebook.com/NurbsStudios/?ref=br_tf under the community section it says "invite friends to this page" select it and invite, it would be greatly appreciated #Unity
Can I take your course if I live in canada when I went to apply for this course I didn’t see a postal code just a zip code
Am I allowed to join your course if I live in canada when i went to apply for this course it just showed a zip code not postal code
First Module completed in Game Institute's history of Computing Science - a series which not only explains the history and significance of each era of computing technologies and the personalities behind them. But gives an overview of the mathematics behind Binary, Two's Compliment and how computers store and use operands through their registers - a fascinating look at the 'hidden' depths of programming and human ingenuity and progress