How to Get Started in Game Development

How to Get Started in Game Development

How to Get Started in Game Development

There has never been a better time to start a career in the game development industry. Games can be found on computers, the web, gaming consoles, and virtually every mobile tablet and phone. Industry forecasts indicate that gaming will be worth close to $100 billion dollars in the next two years. Talented, creative, and enthusiastic people are in great demand in this industry. Whether you want to start your own independent game project in your basement or work with a small creative team or for a large game development studio, this course will prepare you to start developing your own games.

You will start by learning the fundamentals of game development and get and overview of game genres, platforms, and audiences. Next, you will learn tools and techniques to help you make better design decisions and achieve greater efficiencies as you develop your own games. You will learn why many games fail and how to ensure your games are positioned for success. During the course, you will gain hands-on experience in many of the game development processes. By the end of the course, you will have the experience and confidence to start developing your own games.


Lesson 1 – Getting Started With Game Development
Lesson 2 – Game Genres, Platforms, and Audiences
Lesson 3 – Game Interface Design
Lesson 4 – Immersive and Fun Games
Lesson 5 – Production Planning
Lesson 6 – Working With Development Tools
Lesson 7 – Game-Development Processes: Part 1
Lesson 8 – Game-Development Processes: Part 2
Lesson 9 – Developing Games as Mobile Apps
Lesson 10 – Post-production
Lesson 11 – Preparing for a Career in Game Development
Lesson 12 – Putting It All Together

This program is being delivered by our partner Ed2go. Please click the blue ‘Enrol here’ button to see more information, dates, time, pricing and to enrol.

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Course information

  • 6 Weeks Access
  • Courses commencing monthly
  • Hardware Requirements: This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.