We announce the winners of the inaugural Grads in Games Awards, recognising achievements across academia and industry to progress graduate employment in the games industry
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
Aardvark Swift are calling for guest speakers to inspire the next generation of developers on this year’s Get in the Game tour.
We’re excited to announce that Hannah Smith is the latest Search for a Star contestant to fill a Playground Games Job through Search for a Star!
Introducing our new Grads In Games partner Gamer Camp who are sponsoring our Search For A Star competition. Created and staffed by industry veterans, Gamer Camp is a unique finishing school for game developers (including coders, artists, designers and producers), designed to give graduates the skills and experience the games industry demands. Endorsed by the the […]
And that’s week six of Get In The Game done! This week we headed back up to the North with Red Kite Games & AMD https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/800664729710641152 Dave Robertsand Simon Iwaniszak from Red Kite Games joined us for the first half of the week, where we visited Huddersfield, Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan before we headed […]
Aardvark Swift have won Best Recruitment Agency at this year’s TIGA Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the games industry. Our Grads In Games initiative also made it as a finalist for the Education Initiative and Talent Development award
PLAY Expo: the Grads In Games Educational Zone returns for the north’s biggest video gaming expo This year’s PLAY Expo event in Manchester saw over 20,000 gaming fanatics gather together for an action-packed weekend of Esports, Retro gaming, cosplaying and more! For the second year in a row, we ran the Educational Zone, where we […]
Playground Games are the talented team behind the award-winning Forza Horizon games series. Their newly released title Forza Horizon 3 has met huge critical acclaim, described to be “a masterclass in open-world racing and bigger and better than its excellent predecessor across the board. It looks fantastic, the car selection and customisation is second […]
We were at the biggest gaming event in the North of England, giving guidance to students and graduates looking to get into the games industry.