#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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May 1, 2019

Reaching Apex Legends

In today's overcrowded and ultra-competitive battle-royale market, it seems nearly impossible to successfully differentiate your game from the rest, but...
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April 27, 2019

GDC Play 2019 Spotlight: Areia

Within San Francisco’s Game Developers Conference (GDC), emerging and independent developers showcase their upcoming projects in the interactive GDC Play...
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April 9, 2019

GDC 2019: Show Highlights

Game Developers Conference (GDC) was hosted in San Francisco, CA on March 18-22, 2019. USC Games was at the Moscone...
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April 2, 2019

Yoshi’s Crafted World

Yoshi’s Crafted World for the Nintendo Switch is one of the most original and relaxing games we’ve seen in a...
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March 31, 2019

USC at GDC 2019

As the first University Games publishing entity, USC Games officially exhibited Games Developer Conference in San Francisco for the first...
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March 28, 2019

Trojan Student Spotlight | Eva & Jaden of Cantrip Cafe

Eva Wierzbicki and Jaden Davis are two IMGD juniors that make up Chubby Puppy Games. This past Valentine's day they...
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March 25, 2019

Detective Jenny LeClue

"Detectiving and choosiness" is what indie mystery narrative game Jenny LeClue: Detectivu is about. Its development began after it was...
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March 8, 2019

Interview with Alumni Ted Park: CEO of Mild Beast Games

“Mild Beast Games” is an indie game company formed from the minds of a group of USC students who decided...
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March 5, 2019

The Occupation: A Confining Experience You’ll Enjoy

The Occupation by White Paper Games stands out among the single-player games due to their unique approach towards the length...
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March 3, 2019

Walden: A Walk in the Park

‘Walden, a game’ takes core free-world exploration elements and then expands upon them in a unique way.  The player embodies...
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