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The Next Video Game Design Stars

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Luke Hilton has been playing video games since he was two.
Kavitha Cardoza
Luke Hilton has been playing video games since he was two.

Nearly 3/4 of people in the United States play video games. And with such a high demand, somebody has to teach the next generation of game designers, right?

Enter George Mason University.

This year, the college's Computer Game Design program will graduate its first two students. Education reporter Kavitha Cardoza swung by one of their classes.

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