Maliyo Games, a Nigerian company that creates casual mobile games to share the experiences of everyday Africans with a global audience has partnered with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria.
Maliyo Games, a Nigerian mobile game developer has announced a partnership with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. The boot camp is aimed at creating mobile games with local content, with mentoring support being provided by Maliyo Games for all participants.
Hugo Obi, founder of Maliyo Games said: “We are delighted to work with Google to extend our in-house training program to hundreds of young people in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. The African continent, with over 500 million mobile phone users, represents a massive business opportunity for people who have creative and technical skills. That is the need we are addressing with this boot camp.”
The Game Developer Bootcamp is looking to attract a diverse pool of talented individuals with basic programming knowledge or computer science background who can thrive in a self-paced learning environment. It will be taking place completely online and will cover topics such as game mechanics, level design, in-game monetization, gamification techniques, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.