Understanding the Computer Game Development Business
ID: 434 | Video: High | Audio: High | Animation: None
Equivalent to FETAC: Level 5 | Equivalent to QCF (UK): Level 3
Learn about the business processes behind computer game development
The computer gaming industry has grown exponentially over the last 20 years and with this growth has come business and technical innovation on a scale never before imagined. EA Games is one of the largest game development companies in the world and is responsible for some of the major games such as James Bond and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. In this free online course we get an insight into the workings of EA Games as a company, how they manage their creative processes as well as their marketing strategies. The course also reviews their organisational structure, intellectual property, potential growth sectors and the future of online games. This course will be of interest to business, marketing and gaming entrepreneurs looking for inspiration to get them on the road to game development, as well as serious gamers seeking to understand the business processes needed to produce world-class computer games and companies.
Learning outcomes - Understanding of risks involved in creative process to do with Gaming; - Examine how a game is developed within a Gaming company; - Understand the time and effort of resources to generate a console versus a Gameboy game; - Understanding the marketing and creative imperatives of a new product;