Abertay is Scotland’s First Unreal Engine Academic Partner

bertay University is the first Unreal Engine Academic Partner in Scotland - recognising Abertay is committed to high-quality educational opportunities for students using the engine.

Abertay University Ranked as Europe’s Best for Games Courses

Abertay University Ranked as Europe's Best For Videogames Courses For the Seventh Year Running

Case Study: YoYo Games

A Case Study of YoYo Games, the Dundee-based creator of the GameMakerStudio game development platform, which has been downloaded over 10 million times.

Game Tech MOOves in new direction

Abertay University and Dundee-based game developer Pocket Sized Hands are working together to apply video game technology to the farmyard.

Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

Game Changer Dundee – Game Design Contest

Game Changer Dundee is a new four month project in which primary school children across Dundee will learn about video game design from BAFTA award-winning game designer Sophia George. Sophia will introduce pupils to her inspirations as an artist and game designer, leading practical sessions looking at the links between traditional art and modern video... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital Launched By V&A Game Designer

The 2014 Dare to be Digital competition launched today, fronted by the V&A museum's first ever game designer in residence, Sophia George. Sophia was a Dare to be Digital competitor back in 2011, as part of Team Swallowtail. The team not only won Dare to be Digital, but went on to claim the BAFTA Ones To... Continue Reading →

Pixel Pushers – Art

Abertay University's Hannah Maclure Centre is holding an exhibition focusing on video games art and the artists who create it: The artistic and creative qualities of digital artists can be overlooked by spectators, the popular misperception being that it is a purely technical or process driven art form and that somehow the, ‘computer does it... Continue Reading →

Lub Vs Dub Wins BAFTA New Talent Award

The BAFTA New Talent awards is an annual competition for people who have just begun their careers in the screen industries, or who have released their first work.  The competition is open to students, graduates and newcomers of all shapes and sizes. This year's competition saw three very different games entered for the competition, one... Continue Reading →

Future Internet Games Competition Launched By Disney & Abertay

The Future Internet Games Competition launched today.  Created by Disney and the Future Internet Consortium partners, in association with Abertay University, the competition is looking for experimental pervasive games that enable large groups of people to play together in the real world. Ideas for games making use of technologies such as augmented reality, blending real... Continue Reading →

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