Game design programs have been popping up at colleges left and right over the past decade+. It’s no wonder—video games are a billion-dollar industry. More people than ever are playing them, and more people than ever want to make them. But the cost of college has only gone up, and the idea of getting a […]
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We suggest starting from the back, those are the oldest, and working your way forward. Included are our school rankings lists by location and design specialty, including our most famous lists: The Very Best Video Game Design Colleges in The World and The Top Online Game Design Schools for aspiring game designers and developers.
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The Princeton Review named The University of Southern California the top school in the world for video game design. The game design programs at USC are a combined effort from the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media and Games Division. The program was founded in […]
Canada is a beautiful, giant country dominating the northern reaches of North America. In fact, it’s the largest country in the Western Hemisphere. Game development schools, on the other hand, are not quite as dominant. As the industry continues to grow, and demand for a game design education continues to rise, more schools will likely […]