Niagara College gaming students showcase ‘concept to creation’ video games at event

Niagara College Game development students will showcase their final video game projects for industry professionals on April 12 at the Welland campus.

The showcase features video games designed by students, from concept to completion.

“Niagara’s Game Development students continue to creatively and technically impress,” said Rick Goertz, program coordinator and professor. “We are also very excited to have students from the joint Niagara College/Brock University Game Programming and Game Design programs join our growing family of developers this year.”

The interactive end-of-year display is an opportunity for attendees to participate and play the games on display and meet the creators. There will also be an awards ceremony and refreshments.

Niagara College’s three-year Advanced Diploma in Games Development prepares students for careers in the digital and interactive media industry.

WHO: Niagara College and Brock University game development students, and staff.
WHERE: The Core, Welland campus of Niagara College, 100 Niagara College Blvd.
WHAT: Interactive display of video games by students, from concept to creation.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 12, 7 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. (awards ceremony 8 p.m.). Free admission, open to students, family and friends, media, and industry professionals.

Media inquiries, please contact:
Susan McConnell, Media advisor
905-641-2252 x 4330 Cell: 905-933-6259