#1Recognized as one of the top game design programs in North America by the Princeton Review, USC Games represents an exciting collaboration between the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media & Games Division and the Viterbi School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science. Incorporating elements of design, artistry, production and engineering, USC Games offers an utterly unique educational experience for students, and serves as the launching pad for them to play significant roles in the game design field. With rigorous, hands-on instruction from master designers, producers, engineers and working professionals in the industry, students have an unprecedented level of opportunity to delve into every aspect of creating games for a global audience. Read more about our specific undergraduate and graduate degree programs here.

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December 7, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Online

Red Dead Redemption 2 has been one of the most anticipated video game releases of 2018. On November 29th, the...
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December 5, 2018

Hitman 2: The Return of Agent 47

With the first Hitman making its debut in 2016, Hitman 2 is the second game in the latest Hitman series from developer IO Interactive. Continuing...
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November 28, 2018

Fallout 76 Analysis

Given that I have barely played any installation of Fallout since Fallout 3, my memories of this gaming franchise have...
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November 26, 2018

Ralph Breaks The Internet Review

Once again, Disney Animation found their way into our hearts by packing this colorful animated film with humor, excitement and...
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November 23, 2018

Gender Equality Sells: Women in the Games Industry

Women face occupational segregation in nearly every industry. The majority of women in the United States work in male-dominated workspaces,...
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November 21, 2018

The Last of Us Part II and Violence in Games

The Last of Us, as it was originally pitched to me back in 2012, sounded derivate: yet another post-apocalyptic romp...
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November 20, 2018

Rise of the Zium

The Zium Garden is a new digital museum of high-tech art. On September 14th this year, a group by the...
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November 19, 2018

Interview with Brenda Chen of Chrysalis VR

"Chrysalis" is a virtual reality (VR) exploration game in which players get swallowed by a large aquatic beast and go...
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November 8, 2018

Four USC Games Nominated at IndieCade 2018

Written by: Cory McKnight We had a great time here at IndieCade! Everyone worked hard and all of the games...
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November 8, 2018

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Analysis

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Analysis Time Played: 5 hours Platform: PS4 (no accessories) Written by: Sabrina Yam What do you...
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