Game developer CEO thinks game development skills should be taught in primary school

Coventry, UK August 4, 2009

Philip Oliver is a founder and is the CEO of Blitz Games Studios, one of the biggest independent video game development companies in the world, based in Leamington Spa, UK. In an exclusive interview for the Bruceongames video game industry blog, he says that education suitable for a career in the video game industry should be introduced from primary school level: "I feel really strongly about this, programming and other‘under the hood’ areas of interest need to be reintroduced into the curriculum at a much earlier age."

In a wide ranging interview Philip tackles many other issues facing the video game industry today, including game piracy, violence in video games and the use of games in education.

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