Academic Briefing 2012

Our third semester has begun and this heralds new amazing things. A lot of expectations will be heaped upon the students but we have no doubts as to them achieving what they set out to do. They had better.. their lives depend on it. As usual, our Academic Briefing session is one of our most […]

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A New Semester Dawns

A new semester looms in the horizon as the August intake fast approaches so keep your hats on! We’ve got a lot planned this coming semester but we’ll only reveal this on our Academic Briefing day on the 28th of August (Tuesday) at our Game Lab, Third Floor. Make sure you don’t miss it!

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First video game ever!

Technically the first video game ever was not even considered a video game because it was played on a cathode ray tube. It was a missile defenses style game played on the patented cathode ray tube amusement device. The creators, Thomas T. Goldsmith and Estle Ray Mann, made the game in 1947, 25 years before […]

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Sculpting with Colour! – Renowned Art Director speaks to KDU Game Dev Students

Mr.Leong Chun Chong, a Malaysian Artist who has seen more action than Tolkien’s Hobbits (yes, I’m a geek). His credentials include; former studio art director at Disney Interactive Studios,  former studio art director at The Walt Disney Company and former technical art director/Art Director at Electronic Arts. Leong recently came down to KDU Universiity College, Damansara Jaya […]

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Since we’re talking about food for thought….

…here’s one side reason why you’ll have an interesting time learning game development in KDU. The food. KDU is a University College, and thus houses other faculties within the premises. Among the faculties is the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts (SHTCA). Go on, check ’em on with a new tab. When you’re a member […]

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Introducing two new lecturers to the GameDev course.

During a student internal showcase session on August 1st, we introduced two new lecturers who’ll start teaching next semester. Pang Lih-Hern and Yap Chun Fei were graduates from the Software Engineering and Games Design course in MMU. After a few years in the industry, they decided to band together and form their own boutique game […]

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Food for thought…

The total number of workers in the South Korean game industry in 2012 was 94,973. In the United States alone, the video game software publishing industry directly employs more than 32,000 people in 34 states. The total U.S. employment, both direct and indirect that depends on game software now exceeds 120,000 in 2010. In the […]

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Cruisin’ over to SMK DJ

The KDU Hilux (and it’s spanking, hip crew – please allow me to indulge ourselves) were at SMK Damansara Jaya for a career fair. on the 20th July 2012. As usual, we were mobbed during both the recess periods but it was certainly a blast! Of course, it was not all about playing games but to […]

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