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DeVry: Bachelor's Degree in Game Programming

One more option for young people looking to get ahead in the industry -- DeVry University now offers an accredited bachelor's degree program in Game and Simulation Programming. There's a few differences with this program that make it stand out...

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GameCamp! Scholarship Contest

GameCamp! has announced a national scholarship contest that will allow two winners to attend the GameCamp! summer program for teenage students interested in video game development careers. GameCamp! focuses on teaching students about leadership, team development, technical excellence, game industry...

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Ph.D. in video games

Bing Gordon, co-founder of EA, was named the first holder of the Electronic Arts endowed faculty chair at the USC School of Cinema-Television. The USC School of Cinema-Television already offers programs in directing, producing, writing, animation and digital arts, interactive...

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Art Institute Scholarships Available

High school seniors interested in education to enter the video game development or animation industries are invited to apply for scholarships from The Art institute of California - San Francisco. Students may apply the scholarships toward tuition in the schoolâ??s...

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The Ultimate Portfolio

Artist David Silverman )of Cyberlore Studios) has put together an excellent overview on building and submitting an artist's portfolio to a game studio. In the overview he discusses quality vs. quantity, what to choose for subject matter and what disciplines...

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Indie Postmortem: Gish

Co-creator Alex Austin chronicles the construction of the 2D physics-based PC indie platformer Gish, one of the finalists in this year's Independent Games Festival, and another entry into the crowded 'ball of tar tries to rescue girlfriend' genre....

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Game Scholarships from the Art Institute

The Art Institute of California â?? San Francisco is now inviting high school seniors to apply for one of nine scholarships the school is offering in Game Art & Design, Visual & Game Programming Degrees. Forms, which are available by...

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David Perry's Game Industry Map Game Design Book