Battle Of The Gaming Consoles


AIU hosts a game developer workshop featuring The Wii™, the X-Box 360™ and the Playstation® 3

Last Updated: March 15, 2007 4:13 pm GMT
(WESTON, Fla.) American InterContinental University (AIU) will host a "Battle of the Gaming Consoles" workshop, on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m. at AIU, located at 2250 N. Commerce Parkway in Weston. The workshop features demonstrations from the three most popular modern consoles -- the Wii™, the X-Box 360™ and the Playstation® 3.

Each console will be set up on high definition projectors in one large area for people to play, compare, contrast, debate and discuss.

This workshop is complimentary and open to everyone interested in learning about, promoting, and working in any area of game development. In addition to the hands-on console displays, trends in game design and critical skill sets for game developers will be discussed.

"With this workshop, AIU is providing a unique opportunity for attendees to delve deeper into today's most popular gaming consoles to find out what really makes them tick," said Tom Takach, Dean for the School of Information Technology and program chair for the game design and development program at AIU South Florida. "Electronic game fans will find this workshop to be a real eye-opener to the opportunities that exist in the modern game design industry."

AIU offers a comprehensive approach to game design. Students can learn to create software and utilize game engines to produce and develop games. They also have the opportunity to learn various programming languages, modeling and animation skills, networking principles, and business and marketing approaches. Concentrations are available in game art and game programming.

In addition to its game design and development program, AIU also offers an array of traditional and non-traditional degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels.

AIU South Florida is located at 2250 N. Commerce Parkway, Weston, Fla. 33326. For more information visit or contact Karla Lopez at 954-446-6323.

About AIU
Founded in 1970, AIU has continued to grow as a career-focused university, offering market-driven programs and a curriculum designed to prepare graduates for successful, rewarding careers. AIU offers bachelor’s degree programs in business administration, information technology, criminal justice, visual communication, media production, game design and development, interior design and fashion marketing and design. Master’s degree programs include business administration, informational technology and education in instructional technology. AIU South Florida is a branch campus of American InterContinental University, Atlanta, Georgia. American InterContinental University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor's and Master's degrees. This umbrella accreditation includes all approved branch campuses of the University, including AIU South Florida. AIU South Florida is located in Weston. For more information call 1-866-AIU-GRAD (1-866-248-4723) or visit


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