Warren Spector will lead college program for aspiring game-development leaders.
In the fall of 2014, a rare opportunity will be given to 20 of the most promising video game developers in the world. That’s when a chosen few will begin a yearlong program at the University of Texas at Austin, where they will study under some of the gaming industry’s most successful executives.
At the new Denius-Sams Gaming Academy, the goal is not merely to train great video game developers. The idea is to train the next generation of video game development team leaders, ready to succeed in an industry whose business models are undergoing rapid change.