We sponsored The University of Birmingham’s Games Development Society’s charity game jam 1Up, where 30 students created 4 games within just 48 hours. Students were split into teams for the game jam and given a theme of Day and Night. Alongside creating their games, the event featured break activities like creating a voice-over trailer and a guess […]
Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2016 is well underway, with the award and challenge winners already having been announced.
From the depths of the Unterzee, a new ally surfaces… Famed for their interactive narratives and immersive storylines, Failbetter Games are an independent games studio best known for creating the adventure-filled Fallen London and the atmospheric exploration game, Sunless Sea. Always eager to gain different insights and perspectives in game development, Failbetter are passionate about helping small studios, professional individuals and […]
Women in Games, NextGen Skills Academy and The Third Floor talk about Women in the Industry at VFX Festival When Aardvark Swift weren’t busy giving career advice at VFX Festival in London, we were eagerly listening to what other colleagues in the industry had to say! The Women in Industry panel featured women from all […]
Offering tuition in computing and coding, UTC Sheffield is full of talented young techies, eager to put their skills to good use! Our Graduate Recruitment Consultant Ben Milnes passed along his knowledge of the industry to the students, giving them detailed information about essential skills they will need.
The Brits wasn’t the only event taking place at London’s O2 Arena this week. Instead we found ourselves wandering down the red carpet to the 2016 VFX Festival! Developed in 2013 by Escape Studios and Pearson College London, The VFX Festival brings together students and industry experts who all share a love of VFX, Games […]
On Thursday 11th February the Grads in Games team headed up to Animex Festival’s networking event at Teesside University in Middlesbrough. Animex is an inclusive event that celebrates games and animation, providing a space for academics, students and industry professionals to network and entertain. The festival took place from the 8th-12th February, with an array […]
The results are in for Round 1 of the graduate games code & art competitions, with our team of judges whittling down 600 entrants to just 160 qualifiers.
Exciting placement and internship opportunities await in 2016/17 with worldwide employer Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment! WBIE is a leading publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of video games and interactive entertainment. As an employer, they have been rated as one of the top 3 employers offering placement & internship opportunities to students. Creating & distributing content […]
As a third year Marketing student, I quite frankly don’t know my Python from my Java, my stack from my algorithm. Squeezing a banana to make a computer work? No, I don’t understand how this works either, but it’s pretty mesmerising! Unsurprisingly, school children think so too… So how can Code Club also help you with landing your own job in video games?