On Tuesday August 9th over 75 students gathered for the Georgia Game Developers event at Gwinett Technical College. The event, How to break into game dev and esports, was from 6-9pm and students, faculty and gamers from across the state attended to get a first hand look at some of the indie games that were present, network with others and attend the 2 panels offered.
On Thursday July 20, Atlanta Premier hosted the “Atlanta Esports Excursion”, with students from the Usher’s New Look disruptivator summit 2022, at the Johnson Stem Activity Center. By standing alongside professionals, they were able to see first hand, that It Is possible, and this is how you become an inventor, professional gamer, robotics engineer and music producer.
Amid global industry disruption, the gaming and esports industries have seen unprecedented surges in growth, revenue, and user base. While this may not have been such a shocker for the gaming industry that relies on about 3.24 billion active gamers, it was a much more impressive feat for the comparably younger esports industry.
Atlanta Premier and NXT UP Esports today announced a partnership to create esports summer camps in the Atlanta community. Through Atlanta Premier’s connection to local youth, the two companies will team up to create in-person and virtual esports camps. Camps will teach players advanced in-game skills and strategies while also focusing on developing teamwork and leadership skills. The first camp will start this coming July.