game development

June 19, 2020

Using Houdini For Games: Q&A with Lucen Game Dev Kris Kebbe

Kristian Kebbe is an indie game developer and FX artist who began his career in the film industry right after graduating from CG Spectrum's Houdini course. Having worked on...

June 12, 2020

10 Game Design Tips to Accelerate Your Career

In a few short decades, video games have grown from the hobby of a few to a global market worth $152.1 billion. As they've become more advanced, game design has evolved into an...

June 5, 2020

What is the Difference Between Game Programming and Game Development?

The difference between game programming versus game development is a subtle one.  In short, Game Programmers work with Developers to create the back end of the game. Development...

May 13, 2020

Getting a Job in Game Development: 8 Strategies for Success

So you love gaming and want to make it your career. Launching your future in the highly competitive game development industry can be daunting, but through true grit and a focused...

April 29, 2020

What is the Difference Between Game Design and Game Programming?

If you plan on getting a job in game development, you will need to know the difference between game design and game programming. 

March 12, 2020

What is Game Programming and How to Become a Game Programmer

If you want to become a Game Programmer, this is a great place to start! In this guide, we cover the role and responsibilities of a Programmer, salary expectations, and tips to...

February 24, 2020

Game Designer Troy Dunniway Shares Tips on How to Make a Great Video Game

If you want to know how to make a great video game, Troy Dunniway is the guy to ask. Troy's been making video games for over 25 years, and between working with art legends like...

February 12, 2020

Ubisoft Video Game Programmer Firas Hosn Talks Jobs and The Future of Video Game AI

AI Game Programmer Firas Hosn knew early on that the future was in his hands. The Game Boy he got for his eighth birthday was his introduction to the wonderful world of gaming,...

October 24, 2019

How Video Games Are Made: The Game Development Process

Want to know how video games are made? This article walks through the video game development process, and in particular, the 'pipeline' – an industry

October 13, 2019

What is Game Design and How to Become a Game Designer

Game design is an exciting, rewarding and multi-faceted field with promising job prospects. However, becoming a Game Designer can be a challenging journey. We're here to help...

August 1, 2018

How to Get into the Video Game Industry and Stay Relevant

For us at CG Spectrum, Melbourne International Games Week could only be topped if Christmas, your birthday and Easter and a new Star Wars premier all fell in the same week.