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Harvard University

CS50's Introduction to Game Development

Harvard University via edX


In a quest to understand how video games themselves are implemented, you'll explore the design of such childhood games as:

  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Pong
  • Flappy Bird
  • Breakout
  • Match 3
  • Legend of Zelda
  • Angry Birds
  • Pokémon
  • 3D Helicopter Game
  • Dreadhalls
  • Portal

Taught by

David J. Malan and Brian Yu


4.5 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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    Md Faheem
    The course was a good one to start my subject in game development. The course brought the most out of the subject as it mostly focuses on both beginner level and as well as for intermediate level. You don't need to have any experience to start the course as you can get along with the course very easily.
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    Marinica Denis
    I recently completed a programming course and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning how to code. The course was well-structured and covered all the fundamental concepts of programming in a clear and concise manner. The instructors were knowledgeable and supportive, always available to answer questions and provide guidance. The course was interactive, with plenty of hands-on exercises that allowed me to apply what I had learned. I appreciated the emphasis on real-world examples and practical applications of programming, which made the material more engaging and relevant. Overall, the course provided a solid foundation for further learning and development in the field of programming.
  • Bhimanshu Pal
    Taking this course will help me grow my skills in Game Development skill and help me being a Game Development. I wish to take a job after completing this course. Also, this course will help me Game Development for my personal use and for betterment of...

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