About this Specialization

Break into the video game industry with theoretical, technical, and practical knowledge from one of the world’s best programs. In this completely revised 2021 version of the Specialization, learners build the skills necessary to design and development games. The Specialization focuses on both the theory and practice of game making. From a technical standpoint, learners create four game projects in the latest Unity 2020 game engine, include a 2D Shooter, 2D Platformer, First-Person Shooter, and 3D Platformer. In the Capstone Project, learners create a completely original game of their own design from initial concept up to the first playable prototype. The Specialization comes from the Michigan State University game program which is ranked as one of the top programs in North America.
Shareable Certificate
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approximately 5 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 5 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Game Design and Development 1: 2D Shooter

Course2

Course 2

Game Design and Development 2: 2D Platformer

Course3

Course 3

Game Design and Development 3: 3D Shooter

Course4

Course 4

Game Design and Development 4: 3D Platformer

Offered by

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Michigan State University

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