Glasgow School of Art – Open Evening

Glasgow School of Arts Digital Design Studio is holding an open evening on Wednesday 17th of February. The event is an opportunity to visit the GSA's Digital Design Studio, tour facilities and meet academic staff involved with the following Masters programmes: MSc International Heritage Visualisation MSc Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy MSc Serious Games Development... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Crew Wants YOU

If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →

Gaming As Addictive As Heroin – The Sun As Ridiculous As Ever

Britain is in the grip of an epidemic - and once more video games are to blame! An article in yesterday's Sun newspaper claimed that playing games is as harmful as several syringes brimming with smack. Yes, it's another piece of manufactured frothing tabloid hysteria, created to scare the bejesus out of parents, technophobes and all... Continue Reading →

Introducing THANKS GAMING – Play Games, Raise Money

Have you heard about Thanks Gaming yet? It's a new charity group which aims to raise money for good causes through gaming. Organiser Tom Welsh asked if we'd let everyone know about the organisation... ThanksGaming is a new Glasgow based fundraising team, and we play gaming marathons to raise money for good causes. This is... Continue Reading →

Gamers Complete Six Months Of Cancer Research In One Month

Players of Guerilla Tea's Play to Cure: Genes In Space have completed six months worth of research in the month since the game was released. The amount of actual data is quite astonishing. According to Cancer Research UK: If this amount of DNA – tightly-coiled strings of genetic information – was unravelled it would stretch... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Genes In Space – Fight Cancer, Save The Galaxy

Games can change the world... In July 2013, the team at Guerilla Tea announced that they were working with Cancer Research UK on a new game which would use real world clinical research data. Players would manipulate this data as part of the game, creating a huge virtual team, speeding up research and potentially providing... Continue Reading →

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