Game Builder Garage
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Game Builder Garage

Nintendo has announced Game Builder Garage, new software for the Nintendo Switch that teaches the basics of game programming in a fun and intuitive way! The below was provided to me to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC Guidelines.

Game Builder Garage

About Game Builder Garage:

Have you ever dreamed of building your own video games? The Game Builder Garage™ software is a great place to start! Anyone can learn the basics of game design and visual programming with step-by-step lessons.

Learning something new is like gaining a real-life power-up!

Game Builder Garage helps you understand the basics of visual programming in a fun, memorable way.

With your new power-up, you just might look at the video games and apps you enjoy every day in a different way. Continue learning to power yourself up even further!

Game Builder Garage

Ready to take the lead? Let your imagination—and curiosity—run wild in Free Programming, where the sky is the limit!

Add Nodon to your programming screen and decide how they interact to bring your game to life. You can even choose the music or an exciting theme.

Even if you’re not quite sure what to make, playing around with Nodon might just give you a great idea or two.

Exchange codes with friends to download* their games and share your own! Check out the programming behind downloaded games. You can even use this feature to work with friends.

My Thoughts:

When the world of technology is taking over us moms need to get creative to find ways to get our kids to enjoy learning and want to at the same time. The Game Builder game does just that. It’s perfect for encouraging them to get creative and use their imagination while having fun. My oldest has said before when he graduates he wants to become a game programmer this game gets him the foundation he needs to get started but at a younger age. It’s also perfect for his siblings to learn some new skills in coding while having fun and that’s what is important. Nintendo gets that kids want to have fun but moms want them to learn and that is what Game Builder does!

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