When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.
Guest editorial. Does the games industry have a problem? Crunch, diversity & toxic office culture seems all too common. We asked Purpose HR to explore how games companies can build a positive workplace culture...
Find out about the challenges faced by the Double 11 team in releasing Minecraft Dungeons - in 2020 - at the next Queer Code event on Dec 1st
On November 25, Creative Dundee and InGAME will be inviting three panellists from across the creative sector to discuss these very topics as part of its InGAME Insights events series.
Entries have opened for the 2021 #RaiseTheGameJam, which challenges student teams from across the UK to create games focused on diversity & inclusion.
Date of the Dead is an LGBTQ friendly dating sim about romancing the undead. Looking for a new ghoul-friend? A boyfriend with some bite? A partner that's just your (blood) type? Date of the Dead gives you an unforgettable trip to the underworld to live out your most ghoulish of desires. When a bureaucratic mishap... Continue Reading →
InGAME Insights is a new series of events hosted by Creative Dundee, in partnership with InGAME. The series will focus on the future of Dundee’s creative sector, with a focus on games and interactivity. While building a successful games business can be tough, 2020 has been particularly challenging for those working and starting out in... Continue Reading →
Evil Army: Queer Representation in Games is an online event which will explore the history of queer representation within videogames, its evolution and how current events are reshaping the view and attitudes of straight gamers and game developers towards LGBTQ+ and queer characters.
Nominations have opened for the Women In Games Awards 2020. The competition celebrates and highlights the incredible work being done by women across the UK, with categories covering everything from development and technical roles, through to business, journalism and mentoring.