History of Game Development | Technology | Online Courses


Description:  This course explores the history of game consoles, the different generations released and some of their specifications’ the development of games; the different phases of video game development; the different roles given to the developers team; and the cost of development of a video game.  

Prerequisite: 1st year student 

Learning Objectives: Students will 

  • become familiar with history and development of video games 
  • identify the various phases of video game development 
  • identify and understand the roles of the development team 
  • examine the costs of Game Development 


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  • Write a 7 – 10 page Essay on the introduction of and video games and the their growth to present day. Submit within the first 6 weeks of starting this course. 
  • Write a 7 – 10 page Essay on the roles of development and associated costs. Submit within 3 months of  starting this course. 

Recommended Text: 

The History and Development of Video Games: A walk-through the history, development, genres and scientific facts. 2014. Gabriel van Woerkom and Janet L.