Scream School: “interest in creating games in Russia remains at a high level”
Despite the current situation in Russia, the demand for education in the gaming field is not falling, — so say the representatives of the Scream School of game development. First of all, they are based on their own indicators, which they shared with App2Top.
“After the company was headed by a former top manager of the Business of Youth, problems began.” What happens in Skillbox and GeekBrains
It became known about the massive cuts in Skillbox and GeekBrains. They lost 300 people in November-December alone. The number of people dismissed in a year can be many times more (almost more than one and a half thousand). We talked to his former employees about what is happening in the educational holding.
Kefir and Arzamas released a video about the history of games — its production took more than a year
A new issue appeared on Arzamas channel yesterday. It is dedicated to the history of games — starting with the forgotten entertainment of antiquity and ending with modern console titles. The video was made in collaboration with Kefir Studio. Both companies told App2Top.ru about a project that has been in production for more than a year.
“Too many extinct eyes”: a big discussion about the problems of education in game development
Slava Lukyanenka, senior producer of CD Projekt RED, wrote a post about the systemic problems of education in game development. He shared his thoughts on why there are so many people with “faded eyes” among the graduates of the courses. This caused a discussion, which was joined by other Russian-speaking representatives of the gaming industry.Lukyanenka decided to speak out on this topic after talking with young developers.
MY.GAMES told where in Russia they teach how to develop games
The MY.GAMES brand found out that almost half of Russian gamers want to develop games, but for various reasons they can’t do it. Therefore, the company, together with FEFU, has prepared a list of programs that provide education in game development. The list includes universities, colleges and courses for children.
The Russian government plans to introduce esports classes in universities
By the end of 2022, esports disciplines will appear in Russian universities. Rostelecom proposed the idea to the Government. The company is confident that video games will make students more creative and stress—resistant, as well as teach them how to work in a team and make quick decisions.
The University of Iceland and CCP Games have released a course on social connections in games based on EVE Online
CCP Games has launched an online course dedicated to human relationships and creating real connections through video games. It was prepared jointly with the University of Iceland and is based on the company’s experience in the development of EVE Online. The program is based on the stories of real players of the popular MMO.The course is called “Friendship Machines: Creating a New Type of Human Relationship” (Friendship Machine: Forming a New Type of Human Connection)…