History of Game Development – GAME 1102

Description:

This course explores the history of game consoles, the different generations released and some of their specifications’ the development of games; the different phases of video game development; the different roles given to the developers team; and the cost of development of a video game.

Prerequisite:
1st year student

Learning Objectives:

  • become familiar with history and development of video games

  • identify the various phases of video game development

  • identify and understand the roles of the development team

  • examine the costs of Game Development

Recommended Text:
The History and Development of Video Games: A walk-through the history, development, genres and scientific facts. 2014. Gabriel van Woerkom and Janet L.