Have an idea for a game that everyone will want to play? Do dream of becoming a game development professional? Or, perhaps, you just want to learn about the challenging game development field? If you answered "yes", and you know the basics of iOS development, then this course is for you! This course will start you at the very beginning. You'll work with development expert Connor Denman as he shows you how to set up your environment with the Cocos2D game engine. He'll then take you on a through tour of the fundamentals of game programming-- animation, sound, character controls and even basic game physics. You'll wrap up the course by creating a game that integrates all the elements you have learned. If you have been thinking about learning game development-- this is where you start!