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Looking to advance your career in the video game industry? The free annual Game Career Guide for 2014 is now available!

Featured School Game: Life

Life is a 3rd Person Platformer where the player must return color, or life, back to his world. To do this, the player must kill enemies and take their color. They must then traverse through the environment to an activation point before they run out of time.

Chance and Skill in Game Design

Instructor Lennart Nacke outlines the careful balance developers must strike between skill and chance in game design.

Game Development Degrees at DigiPen Institute of Technology

For more than 25 years, DigiPen has advanced the video game industry by helping students become exceptional programmers, engineers, designers, and artists. DigiPen offers undergraduate degree programs that focus on nearly every discipline related to video game creation, from graphics programming and game design to digital art and sound design. Students master the fundamentals of their field, then collaborate on yearly projects where they build their own original PC games from concept to completion.

Team Project: The Survival Guide #1

Alex Johansson highlights the top killers of collaborative projects in this enlightening feature focusing on team dynamics.

Game Design Challenge: Under the Sea

Underwater settings are frequently explored in the world of video games, but few take place entirely under the sea. Can you design a game featuring a world without land?

Vancouver Film School

The one-year Game Design program at Vancouver Film School covers everything students need to thrive in the game industry, from game theory to coding to portfolio production.

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  • Don't Be Afraid To Learn [01.20.15]
  • img Industry veteran Karlo Eldic explains why it's important to learn how to use new technology as it's available in order to continue making great games.
  • Game Career Guide Salary Survey 2014 [08.27.14]
  • img In the annual Game Career Guide for 2014, you'll find the results of Gamasutra's most recent industry-wide salary survey, which offers useful learnings to indie and AAA developers alike.
  • Annual Game Career Guide
    The annual Game Career Guide 2014 is now available. Whether you are a newbie in the industry or an expert, the GCGs exclusive industry content is a great tool for those who wish to plan their profession in the game industry.
  • platinum Vancouver Film School --Vancouver, BC 
  • Vancouver Film School
    The one-year Game Design program at Vancouver Film School covers everything students need to thrive in the game industry, from game theory to coding to portfolio production.