Video game audio had a pretty humble beginning nearly 5 decades ago. In essence, 8-bit music used a very simple synthesizer to create basic audio for games. Interestingly enough, old-school Atari 2600 ROM cartridges could only hold around 4-8 Kbs of data, and even something like SNES cartridges maxed out at 4Mbs. With so little […]
Start Your Career in Game Design
If you're one of the many looking into a career as video game designer, look no further. You've hit the jackpot!
Below you'll find our archives of all posts written about learning game design. More specially, learning how to design games for fun, for profit, or professionally with a world-renown design studio. Regardless of your age, location, or skill level, we've got you covered. We've got articles for middle schoolers just starting, as well as advanced guides for seasoned pros.
Some of our most popular gaming career guides include; The 10 best game engines, the most popular game design programming languages, and our tutorial showing you how to create a professional game design portfolio.
For the beginner's out there, start with our common questions series:
- Are Video Games Good for You?
- How Much do Game Designers Get Paid?
- What are The Best Colleges for a Game Design Degree?
- What are the Best Game Design Studios?
Or maybe you already have some experience and are looking to take the next step in your career.
For you we have a series we call "Getting a Job in Game Design":
Anyone who has taken a seat on a Sunday night to catch a little show called Game of Thrones will be familiar with what motion graphics are. The now-iconic opening sequence, involving motion graphics including dioramas or cities and the countryside. Designed by Elastic, this opening sequence on its own is a serious work of […]
Have you ever poured hours upon hours into a game like Final Fantasy VII, hanging onto every scrap of a story to see what happens? (Spoiler for a 20-year-old game)… Avenging Aeris, stopping the evil Sephiroth, and finding out about the true origins of our favorite spiky-haired protagonist, Cloud Strife. Once Sephiroth flew down and […]