In this course, you will learn the essential knowledge of the game industry. This is meant even for those who are totally new to game development, and/or those who are not sure how to start. You will begin with the facts of the video game industry using up-to-date statistics of the business. After, you will be introduced to the various elements of the industry and taught the sections and basics of game development. The course is prepared with beginners in mind so no knowledge is necessary beforehand. It will help you choose which aspect of gaming you would like to pursue, and guide you through the necessary process to attain your goal. This course is designed to teach you all the elements from the beginning to the final product. At the end, you will receive a complimentary hour-long beginner's crash course on how to develop a tower defense type game using the Unity3d game engine. Topics covered: - Video Game Platforms - Brief details about game companies - Revenue models - Examples of revenue and loss - How video games work - How video games are created - Sections of video games i.e. graphics, sound, programming, etc. - Tools of game development - Brief knowledge of game engines - Brief knowledge of computer languages - How to start game development - Bonus video tutorial on 3d game development All 23 sections of the course are in HD, and are full of useful information with actual statistics (no motivational talk). After this course, you will be ready to decide which route to take to start developing games yourself. Check our introduction video and decide for yourself. Let's start developing games!