About This Course
This is a core module for students in the Video Games stream.
The course offers an overview of the multidisciplinary field which goes by the name of Game Studies, providing knowledge and basic concepts spanning different cultural and academic spheres. In the first part of the course, special attention will be given to the aesthetic aspect of animation and video games, to its evolution over the years and to its role in the process of the design of a video game. The second part of the course then focuses mainly on the theories of game design and their application.