” The UK consumer spend on games was valued at a record £5.7bn in 2018, up 10.0% from 2017 “UKIE
Creative thinking, problem-solving, tech knowledge: developing a video game needs a balance of all three. Video games make more money than music and movies combined, and the opportunities in the industry are growing by the second. Building worlds, telling stories, bringing joy into people’s lives: it’s all in a day’s work for video game developers.
With the industry booming, it’s difficult to know where to start if you’re interested in creating your own games. These are the most popular gaming languages, split for different ages – so you can get your child started on their journey.
Before Fire Tech
Ria didn't know video games could be created by anyone and had no idea what Construct 2 was.
After Fire Tech
Now Ria wants to continue building on her skills and learn Java and Python. She dreams of launching her own world-class game that teaches young people how to code.
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Sean studies Design Engineering at Imperial College London but you'll often find him buzzing around camp teaching our Video Game Design courses. He loves seeing campers push through challenges and publish a game to show their friends and family.View Game Development Courses