Develop Java games from scratch: From Beginner to Expert

What you will learn

Learn the Java basics and apply them to real world projects.

Master the Java packages for 2D game development.

Learn how the Object Oriented Programming is used in practice.

Create playable well known games such as Snake and Pacman, for your own sense of achievement.

Playing music and import pictures inside a game

Animating game characters and the displayed text

Take user inputs to change the game state


Learn JAVA by developing fun games from scratch.  This course is for everyone who has desire to learn JAVA. The game complexity increases with every section and you will be able to rise your knowledge throughout the course.

You will develop amazing games and you will see how JAVA works moving things on screen and objects interaction. You will also create and import pictures used in the games and get familiar with creating randomly movable enemies, animating the game characters and playing music while playing the game.

Learn how to create video games using Java, which is one of the leading free to use software development tool. You will start from the basics so you need no prior experience in Java or programming! With our lectures, you’ll be surprised what you can achieve right from the first moment you start the course.

You will get 24/7 support on the Q&A section from our team. Go on to build several games including:

  • Brick Breaker: Design a paddle and break the brick map.
  • Snake Feeder: Learn how to display images to feed the snake and extend its length.
  • Pacman: The game talks for itself, one of the most played games worldwide. Now you will be able to create it yourself.

You will have access to a course that has over 8 hours of HD video content. Be part of our community of over 60k students worldwide and make new connections in the industry.

The course is project oriented as this is the best way to learn Java. Instead of just learning the coding concepts, you will be applying them instantly to real world games.  All of the source code will be included in the end of each section, so you will never struggle to complete a lecture.

Here is how you will be thought how to build Java games.

  • You will first be challenged to build the entire game yourself.
  • I will show you every small detail in the cording lectures.
  • After building the game you will be asked to modify the control parameters.

Join now to get a lifetime access to this course, which includes a tone of videos and downloadable materials.

You will Java Object Oriented Programming concepts and be able to apply them for your own projects. Once you complete the course you will become an advanced game developer and feel comfortable to create games from scratch.




Introduction and Set Up


Install Java & Eclipse – Windows Users

Install Java & Eclipse – MacOS Users

Install Java & Eclipse – Linux Users

Java Basics

Java Introductory Notes

Variables and Data Types

Arrays and Strings

Control Flow Statements

Classes, Objects and Methods

Java Basics Quiz

Brick Breaker Game

Introduction and Classes Creation

Main Class Development

Ball and Pedal Display

Ball and Pedal Functionality

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Displaying the Bricks Map

Bricks Functionality

Game Restart and Score Display

Snake Feeder Game

Introduction and Class Creation

Main Class Development

Setting the Game Play

Snake Display

Snake Functionality

Interaction between the Snake and the Fruit

Setting the Score and Game Restart

Pacman Game

Introduction and Class Creation

Main Class Development

Set Key Variables

Background Initialization

Drawing the Maze – Part 1

Drawing the Maze – Part 2

Drawing the Maze – Part 3

Importing the Images

Drawing Pacman

Pacman Functionality – Part 1

Pacman Functionality – Part 2

Animating Pacman

Drawing the Enemy

Moving the Enemy

Dying Functionality

Winning Functionality

Drawing the Score

Displaying Introduction Screen

Pause and Stop the Game

Play Music While Playing Pacman