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First Global Game Jam 2019 Lahore!

Global Game Jam 2019 Lahore On 25thJanuary 2019: Two lone organizers made their way to DaftarKhwan-central. Their mission: “Host the first Global Game Jam (GGJ) site in Lahore”. After making all their preparations in PixelArt Games Academy – Islamabad, Aamir Arslan Afzal and Hassan Fajri had rolled into Lahore on train last night, both physically

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Sadia Bashir Named as a Global Gaming Citizen at The Game Awards 2018

The Game Awards 2019: Recognizing This Year’s Global Gaming Citizens Facebook Gaming is proud to sponsor a collection of segments during The Game Awards recognizing Global Gaming Citizens. These pieces deliver inspiring stories of people using the power of games to build community and bring about positive change in the world. After opening nominations in September, The

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Winter is here, So is GEC 2018!

It’s time for Pakistan to Game! A 2-day conference comprising of Local and International Speakers’, Panel Discussion, Workshop and Pakistan’s First Ever Games Showcase 06 November, 2018 – PixelArt Games Academy (PGA) is all set to organize the Third Games Emerge Conference and Pakistan Games Showcase on 17th November 2018, which is aimed to bring

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Game Developers Meetup, Lahore – October 2018

Lahore Game Developer’s Meetup October 2018 – Dafterkhwan Dafterkhwan, a Lahore based co-working space, recently hosted PixelArt Games Academy (PGA)’s Game Developers Meetup. Seated on comfy stools and sofas, was the greater Lahore Game Dev community. There were people from Lahore based companies like Tintash and Frag Games, students who came all the way from

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Karachi Game Developers Meetup – July 2018

  Date: 17/07/2018, Tuesday “Time to play the game” The Dialogue Café recently played host to the game developers’ community for the Karachi Game Developers Meet Up organised by the Pixel Arts Game Academy the firsts of its kind in the city. Sadia Bashir, founder of Pixel Arts Game Academy, who despite her busy schedule, took time out and

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Admission Open – Game Development Certification Programs

  Professional Certification Program Fall – 2018 PixelArt Games Academy is launching Professional Certification programs ranging from Game Programming, Game Design, Digital Art, 3D Visualization, Animation, Sound and Marketing for the people of all the backgrounds & skills who wish to enter into the game industry and make their own video games. The duration of

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Game Development Boot Camp – Fast University

Summer Boot Camp in Fast University PixelArt Games Academy is Partnering up with FAST University to provide people with a 1-week boot camp in order to guide students and other passionate learners about the intricacies of Game Development.  This Boot Camp is aimed to provide a learning experience to people of all learning backgrounds and

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Google’s Indie Games Accelerator Program

 GAME ON PAKISTANI GAME DEVS, 4 DAYS LEFT!! Google’s  Indie Games Accelerator program has reached out to us to get insight of Pakistan’s Indie Game Scene and extend their outreach in Pakistan. They are going to select around 25-30 games to get into their Accelerator Program, which is similar to their Launchpad program, but

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WE’RE HIRING – Senior Game Developer

PixelArt Games Academy is hiring a Senior Game Developer on an urgent basis to join their GameLab Team to create Location based AR Games. Job Title: Senior Game Developer Job Type: Full-time Salary: 120,000 PKR – 180,000 PKR Location: Islamabad, Pakistan We are looking for a talented Lead Programmer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking,

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Parents Guide to Video Games and Kids Gaming Habits

PixelArt games academy held a seminar last week which aimed at educating parents on the importance of being involved in and understanding the gaming habits of their children. This was important to do as many people, especially in Pakistan, don’t have a lot of understanding as to the prevalent nature of Games and also lack

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