If you’re a kid and have always wanted to make video games, now’s your chance to become a video game designer – and win awesome prizes to boot!
For the third year in a row, the HASTAC Organization in conjunction with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation have organized the Digital Media and Learning Competition. The annual 2 million dollar event challenges designers, entrepreneurs, researchers, and young people to put their ideas and learning to work to invent the 21st century.
This year HASTAC has partnered with Sony and Electronic Arts for GAMECHANGERS. This competition is open to kids who love video games and creating. There are two great competitions you can be a part of:
Little Big Planet
Prove you’re the best Little Big Planet level designer! Create a Little Big Planet level using the level creation tools in game on PS3. You can create a level by yourself or with a team of friends and you could win a Sony PSP and PSP game! Enter the Little Big Planet competition here.
Spore Galactic Adventures
Prove you’re the best Spore Galaxy creator! Create a Spore Galaxy adventure by yourself or with a team of friends for a chance to win a visit to Electronic Arts, the home of Spore! Winners get a fully paid visit to EA, plus a chance to meet a real EA game designer! Enter the Spore Galaxy competition here.
Winners must be under 18, and will be selected based on creativity and playability. But hurry, the competitions end August 31, 2010. What are you waiting for – enter now and good luck!
Want to learn more about video game design? Check out Digital Media Academy’s Video Game Design Courses.