Gaming is becoming more accessible than ever before with people of all ages, genders and backgrounds now playing on tablet devices, smartphones and – of course – traditional consoles. Gaming is now used at Bank’s, for marketing, for education, to improve the IQ etc. Mobile gaming, i-Phone Gaming and Social Gaming is the next gen future. The exponential growth of the game industry has allowed for an explosion of game design and development studios, bringing with them an unprecedented number of available jobs in game design and development. That’s why it is no surprise to learn that so many students are turning their passion for gaming into lucrative careers by making the decision to study game design world wide. NASSCOM’s recently released report titled ‘Indian Games Market Review’ revealed that mobile gamer led the market in India with smartphone install base estimated at 200 million by the end of 2015. This is estimated to grow by 100 million each year thereafter.As per the report, mobile gaming revenues are currently estimated at $150 million across all revenue models.
To become a game designer one must not only be creative and imaginative but should be able to work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, communicate your vision to artists, programmers, producers, marketing staff, and others involved in the development process,have storytelling and narrative development skills along with ability to think systematically and strategically. Game designers have roles like designing creative characters, varied levels, interesting puzzles, distinct art and extraordinary animation.
Virtual Voyage College offers practical introduction to game design and game design concepts, emphasizing the basic tools of game design.The program takes a holistic approach in order to give students the wide skill set they need in such an interdisciplinary field.