Develop Your “A” Game at Webster!
The BA in Games and Game Design prepares you for a career in the game industry, developing your skills in game design and implementation across all platforms — computer and video games, mobile games, and analog games. Games and Game Design majors study and learn about video games and traditional games in a variety of contexts from sociology to platform development. The curriculum examines the business of games, game design ecosystems and principles of gamification, while developing game creation skills. Students work in teams to develop and create games and are encouraged to focus on an area of concentration that aligns with their interests such as animation or mobile games
#1 in Missouri
Webster's Game Design program is the top-ranked school in Missouri according to Animation Career Review, an online resource dedicated to providing aspiring animation students with information on the best schools in the field.
Play Webster Students' Games
Browse through the selection of games designed and developed in our classes by our students. All are available for play online.
Develop Your Individual Aesthetic
Create Your Portfolio
In your time here, you will make your own games, develop an individual aesthetic, work with other designers in an exciting environment, and graduate with a broad portfolio of game design work.
BA in Games and Game Design
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Details of Webster's Game Design programs
Webster graduates work in the video game industry with companies such as Riot Games, Insomniac Games, and Activision. Webster alumni include Zach Ridings, Another Reality Studio (AR and VR apps); Sean Mercer, FedEx (designs employee team-building games); Gabrielle Novak, Pixel Press; and Samantha Falvey, lead artist at Lost Light Games.
“Webster has been accommodating in allowing me to do something a little different ... so I could incorporate what I was doing to the game design process.”
BA in Games and Game Design, '22Project: Formula R
Game Design Playlist
Explore some of our student gameplay and game trailers in this YouTube playlist.
Center for Portfolio Development
Receive assistance developing your portfolio and securing internships.
Explore Our State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment
The School of Communications complex houses a state-of-the-art media production and education facility, meeting industry standards, and including unique, first-in-the-region technologies and capabilities. Studio facilities include an audio and video production/recording suite, sound stage, workshop space, photography studio, gallery, animation, game design, and video post-production labs as well as flexible teaching spaces.
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Connect with the School of Communications
School of Communications to Host Game Jam Technology Event
September 3, 2021
Game Design Students Publish Indie Top 10 Video Game 'Darker'
June 25, 2021
Centre Francophone Co-Hosts Video Gaming in Quebec Conference
May 18, 2021