Unity engine: here is how games are built

Coding & Tech
Jun 15, 2023

Are your kids interested in video games? Do you want to give them the opportunity to spend their free time usefully? Would you like them to be active creators of the digital world?

If your answer is yes to one or more of these questions, then the following article will provide you with a lot of useful and interesting information. Learn about the Unity engine and the Unity course designed specifically for children. Let’s find out:

  • What is Unity engine?

  • Why are coding classes for kids beneficial?

  • What and how do children learn on Logiscool’s Unity course?

What is Unity engine?

Unity engine is a popular cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies. It was initially launched as a Mac OS X game engine in June 2005 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. Since then, the engine has been continuously expanded to accommodate a wide range of PC, mobile, console, and VR platforms. Unity engine today is one of the most popular engines for iOS and Android mobile game development: it has been utilized to create more than half of all existing mobile apps.

A young boy is learning how to use Unity engine

Unity course

The Unity course offered by Logiscool provides children with a unique opportunity to learn how to use one of the most popular video game engines while mastering the fundamentals of the C# programming language and getting familiar with virtual reality.

How do kids learn to use the Unity engine?

The Unity course can be completed online, in the classroom, or 1-on-1, depending on the needs and possibilities of the child and the parents. The course is taught at a pace and curriculum appropriate for the children's age.

Attending the Unity course allows kids to get confident in the development environment used to create well-known games such as Angry Birds 2, Temple Run, or Pokemon GO. They can learn to create simple 2D and 3D games as well as object-oriented programming in the C# programming language, which is currently one of the most often used programming languages internationally. In addition, they can get familiar with the basics of virtual reality (VR), one of today's trendiest and most popular technological innovations, which can open new doors for them in the future. 

Requirements for participation

Based on the curriculum and difficulty level of the course, learning how to operate the Unity engine is recommended for students in grades 6-12. The basic condition for participation in the Unity course is completing Logiscool’s MIX 312 Course or Entry Test for Advanced Programming. In the case of classroom courses, - including coding classes for kids - we provide all the necessary tools and software.

If your child prefers an online course that can be completed from home, the following equipment will be required:

  • a computer with a reliable internet connection

  • a microphone (built-in or external) or a headset

  • a web camera (recommended)

Logiscool provides the software needed for smooth online communications.

Come and try at Logiscool

Digitalization is developing and changing our everyday life at an amazing pace. Knowing how to make video games, using programming languages, and being familiar with virtual reality can provide children with valuable knowledge with which they can gain not only a useful hobby but also a successful future career.

The Logiscool Unity course specially designed for children provides them with just that. In addition to learning how the Unity engine works, they also get to know the creation of famous video games, the basics of the C# programming language as well as virtual reality. After completing the course they will be able to operate a popular game development environment that is also used by industry professionals.

Interested in the opportunity, but want to know more about the details? More information: UNITY 421