Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the only tertiary institute in New Zealand where students can develop for PlayStation platforms. The PlayStation®First Academic Development Programme recognises the world’s leading game development courses to help foster young game developers. SCEE will support Media Design School with tools, expertise incubation …Continue reading "Media Design School partners with PlayStation® in a New Zealand first"
Auckland War Memorial Museum has teamed up with Media Design School and their ‘Pick & Shovel’ community to recreate ANZAC history in Minecraft®.Continue reading "Kiwi kids bring Anzac history to life In Minecraft®"
Media Design School will host a weekend masterclass with Laura Dubuk who has designed, modelled and textured environments for Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead, Alien Swarm and Portal 2 at Valve. The hands-on masterclass will be held at Media Design School March 22 and 23 and cover level design, digital painting, character design and a portfolio …Continue reading "Masterclass with Valve/Weta game designer Laura Dubuk"
Semi-Arcade is launching soon… keep an eye out for this unique gaming experience coming to Ponsonby in FebruaryContinue reading "Media Design School to launch pop-up arcade"
Media Design School collaborates to launch game art, game programming and animation in game production hot spot San Diego, California.Continue reading "Media Design School games programmes launch in San Diego"
Media Design School will host the Global Game Jam event January in Auckland. Registration is open now.Continue reading "MDS to host Global Game Jam in Auckland"
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn traditional sculpting from Weta Workshop’s Craig Campbell! Just 20 places available.Continue reading "Traditional sculpting with Weta Workshop"
A free iPad game is giving the medical fraternity something to think about as it delivers fresh observations about children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome Nurfland is the first in a series of games being developed by Project Autismus, a not-for-profit group of game developers, parents, Media Design School students and psychologists in New Zealand, …Continue reading "Games deliver new insights into Autism"
New Zealand’s flourishing game industry has a new arrival with the iTunes App Store launch of Koi Pond Code Breaker from Bexcellent Games. Game programmer Rebecca Cox graduated from Auckland’s Media Design School in late 2012 and wasted no time in setting up mobile game studio Bexcellent Games to develop iPhone games. Her first release, …Continue reading "Media Design School grad gets Apple approval"
Media Design School will give Blizzard and Valve fans unparalleled access to two of the world’s leading game artists as part of an exclusive MDS Games Summit from February 15 to 17 in Auckland.Continue reading "World’s leading game artists coming to Auckland"