INFO199 Intro to Video Game Industry
From Lisa Bievenue on 04/20/2021
This class will review the Video Game Industry over the last 35 years with a focus on how it has evolved and where it is heading in terms of genres, development methods, products, and monetization. We will review how personalities, technology, and design came together to create some of the most impactful games and biggest entertainment products in history. We will use game play sessions to review some of these key games of the past and discuss their impact. Additionally we will review the industry positions and learn effective ways to prepare and showcase talent for those that are interested in a career in the industry. A key element will be a focus on the social and humanitarian issues faced by the industry over time and how they are being handled going forward.