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Category: Video Game Programming for Kids

Most Popular Programming Languages for Game Development

Published on June 12, 2023
When parents think of video games, they might think of grainy computer games that seemed miraculous because kids could play them at home rather than in the arcade. True, parents today didn’t grow up pumping quarters into pinball machines, but video games have come a long way in just the past few years. Today, the […]
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Understanding the RP4K Elite Program

Published on October 18, 2022
It can be hard to answer what sounds like a straightforward question: how good are you at coding? In sports, athletes play at a certain level and move up or down as they win or lose. Chess players get an official rating that rises and falls depending on their tournament play. In coding, programmers advance […]
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5 Ways Video Games Can Positively Impact Your Kids

Published on July 12, 2022
Video games have changed a lot over the years. The days of parents worrying about their kids pumping too many quarters into arcade games at the mall are long over. The games kids play today are a high-art form all their own with incredible graphic design, script writing, problem-solving play, and more. Video games have […]
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The Making of an Independent Video Game

Published on July 13, 2020
Indie games have taken off in a big way in the last decade. The widespread availability of software used to make them and the growth of platforms that distribute them directly to consumers have resulted in a glut of independent titles. There are tons of talented independent studios out there, and the job market for […]
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What Can Kids Learn from Video Games?

Published on March 30, 2020
Parents have a lot to worry about when it comes to raising their kids and setting them on the right path. Whether it’s what they eat, their hobbies, how well they do in school, among others, there are tons of concerns on the minds of parents, and video games are one of them. There are […]
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What Makes a Video Game Fun?

Published on December 10, 2019
The gaming industry has significantly changed over the last twenty or so years. In the past, when a video game was released it came out with a price that would cover the entirety of the game. Meaning that if you bought Halo: Combat Evolved (the first Halo game) back in 2001, you received the full […]
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Video Game Programming Classes for Kids in Mississauga

Published on November 25, 2019
Do your kids love to play video games? Or are they interested in learning how to code software? Better yet, do your kids love to do both? If so, then you should sign up your kids for a class today at Real Programming 4 Kids where we teach coding classes for children ages 7 to […]
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What Kind of Video Games Do Your Kids Like to Play?

Published on October 22, 2019
Does your kid love to play video games? Maybe when you were younger you loved to play them as well, but now are unfamiliar with the kinds of games that kids are playing these days. Or maybe you’ve never really played a video game at all and have no idea what they’re all about. Well, […]
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The Parents Guide to Video Game Coding Classes for Kids

Published on September 20, 2019
Have your kids ever told you they want to make video games when they grow up? Video games are engrossing, creative, and many have a rich narrative that could be comparable to novels. Today, over 91% of kids play video games on mobile, console, and PC. Not only are more kids than ever playing games, […]
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The Languages Pro Video Game Programmers Use Today

Published on August 31, 2019
The video game industry today is massive. Generating $152 billion in 2019 worldwide, it’s bigger than both the film and music industries. The Canadian industry has nearly 600 companies, with over 20,000 directly-employed full-time positions, making it the third-largest video game workforce in the world after the U.S. and Japan. It’s growing quickly at a […]
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