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UNITY 3D – You can create any 2D or 3D game with Unity. You can make it with ease, you can make it highly-optimized and beautiful, and you can deploy it with a click to more platforms than you have fingers and toes. What’s more, you can use Unity’s integrated services to speed up your development process, optimize your game, connect with an audience, and achieve success.
MINECRAFT: EDUCATION EDITION – A game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment. Educators in more than 115 countries are using Minecraft: Education Edition across the curriculum!
ROBLOX STUDIO – Anyone can build a game on Roblox! It doesn’t matter if you’re new to coding or you’ve never designed your own virtual world. With a little imagination and the right tools, you’re already well on your way to taking the first leap into game development. Click below to start building your own worlds on Roblox today!
GAMESALAD – GameSalad is the revolutionary game development toolkit that allows anyone to create the game and it’s the best way to introduce programming concepts, game design, and digital media creation to your students.
G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE – A national game design competition through which students across the US create games about social impact themes and compete to win cool prizes and scholarships. Submission period: Feb 1 – April 1, 2021.
CODE GAMES – A new game design competition for young innovators (ages 10-18) across the globe to create games that envision and help build a better future for everyone. Submissions are now closed for the 2020 competition.
MICROSOFT IMAGINE CUP COMPETITION AWARDS – For nearly two decades, students from around the world have participated in Microsoft’s global technology competition, the Imagine Cup, to bring their unique tech solutions to life. But the Imagine Cup is more than just a competition—you can work with friends (and make new ones!), network with professionals, gain new skills, make a difference in the world around you, and have a chance to win travel, mentorship, and cash.
MIT THINK OUT OF THE BOX SCHOLARS PROGRAM – Rather than requiring students to have completed a research project before applying, THINK caters to students who have done extensive research on the background of a potential research project and are looking for additional guidance in the early stages of their project.
GLOBAL GAME JAM – The world’s largest game creation event through which people get together to create games in hundreds of locations worldwide; this year’s GGJ will take place virtually from Jan 27-31, 2021.
UNITY LEARN – Access free projects, courses and resources for Unity learners; projects are organized by topic area and experience level (including content for Unity beginners). Choose between self-paced offerings and live instruction (see: Create with Code Live). Gain the skills to get Unity Certified!