Our latest blog is now up, covering our time curating last week’s graduate-focussed Day 1 of the Launch Future Gaming & Digital Conference, featuring Microsoft Rare, Lift London, Modern Dream, Exient, Playground Games and more!
Check out all that was on show during the first day of LAUNCH 2014 curated by Aardvark Swift & Grads In Games
Aardvark Swift have been shortlisted for the TIGA Games Industry Award as Best Education Initiative for our Grads In Games campaign. The award for Best Education Initiative is to recognise those “promoting knowledge transfer between a university and game studios”, a core aspect of the Grads In Games activities. For the importance of our work to to be […]
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.
The first of our new monthly blogs about Grads In Games is now live over at Develop Online. This first one deals mainly with the upcoming Get In The Game tour, in which we visit 60 universities across the UK, delivering our industry backed careers guidance. Aardvark Swift and Microsoft are visiting 3,000 students across […]
Hi everyone! Welcome to the first ever post from the Get in the Game Tour Diary. It’s just over a month until we set off on our tour, visiting universities up and down the UK to explain what it really takes to make it in a very competitive Games Industry. With over 25 years experience […]
After 3 challenging rounds including over 230 entrants from 52 universities, the winners of the 2014 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions have been decided.
We’d like to thank Born Ready Games for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. Principal Engineer Greg Booker and CEO James Brooksby are kindly giving their time to act as judge and mentor respectively. Greg is also part of the team responsible for designing and assessing the first two stages of the competition.
We’d like to thank Marmalade for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As well as providing the Marmalade SDK framework for all entrants to use in the second stage of the competition, Marmalade are also generously providing extended SDK licenses to all finalists and full Indie licenses to the winners.
We’d like to thank Exient for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Exient CTO Jason Fielder and Lead Programmer Neil Holmes are kindly giving their time to act as judge and mentor respectively.