Ready your controllers and brace yourselves for some exciting news! DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe-Bilbao achieved an impressive milestone of over 1,000,000 cumulative downloads on the renowned gaming platform, Steam. From captivating 3D adventures to mind-bending puzzle-platformers, our students have showcased their creativity and versatility across various genres, propelling their careers in the gaming industry.
At DigiPen Europe-Bilbao, we understand the value of real-world experience in helping shape successful careers. That’s why we take immense pride in providing our students with opportunities to release their projects on Steam. Through these releases, our students gain invaluable exposure and a chance to showcase their talents to a global audience, setting the stage for a promising future in game development. Transformative learning and hands-on experiences that mirror the real world take center stage throughout a DigiPen education.
With a total of 18 games currently released on Steam, DigiPen Europe-Bilbao has made waves in the gaming community. Countless playthroughs, Twitch streams, tweets, reviews, YouTube walkthroughs, highlights, fan art, feedback, and experiences have been shared with us over the past few years. These games, including four new games released in 2023, are the result of the hard work and collaboration of student teams, ranging from five to ten members each and totaling over a hundred talented individuals.
Our games received acclaim not only within the gaming community, but through other prestigious awards as well. For instance, Mirlo: Above the Sun garnered the esteemed title of Best Basque Video Game, highlighting its exceptional quality and the impact made by DigiPen Europe-Bilbao at a regional level.
At DigiPen Europe-Bilbao, game development is not just a hobby but a serious pursuit. Our faculty guide students on a transformative journey, where their imaginative ideas take shape as fully functional games. Through our comprehensive educational programs, students acquire valuable skills in programming, game design, art, animation, and project management. The rich tapestry of experiences found within our game downloads is a testament to the vibrant community fostered at DigiPen Europe-Bilbao.
As we celebrate this incredible milestone, we remain committed to fostering a culture of innovation while pushing the boundaries of game development. Our students’ achievements inspire us to continue providing the tools, resources, and industry insights necessary for their success. Visit our Steam page to check out our games, and don’t forget to be part of our thriving community by joining the discussion and leaving a review!