YoYo Games Launches Interactive Game Making Tutorial: Little Town

YoYo Games has launched Little Town - a new game-making tutorial - which teaches students and hobbyists game development using GameMaker Studio 2. 

Much More McMinecraft: Cumbrae Next In Metaverse

Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island's heritage & history.

Case Study: Stormcloud Games & NatWest – Island Saver

Island Saver, the console & mobile game created by Stormcloud Games & NatWest is helping children worldwide to learn about money in a new way

Esports In Education Conference Scotland

The British Esports Association, in partnership with the College Development Network (CDN), is hosting the first Esports in Education Conference Scotland this March. The conference has been designed to encompass all sectors of the Scottish education system. The conference will take place on Wednesday 24th March 2021 via Zoom. This will feature both a morning... Continue Reading →

Become a One Minute Mentor and Inspire the Next Generation

Part of Ukie’s push to help educate young people about careers in games, the One Minute Mentor programme is calling for anyone involved in the games industry to share a tiny chunk of wisdom about what they do and how they got there.

Nae Danger: New Game Tackles Knife Crime

Nae Danger is a new choose-your-own-adventure game aimed at schools and youth organisations across Scotland to help young people understand more about the dangers of carrying knives.

Cairngorms Recreated In Minecraft

The Cairngorms National Park is the latest piece of Scotland to be recreated in Minecraft as part of a project to help young people understand more about planning and building communities.

Devices For All Wants Your Old Tech

With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.

PlayAway: Dr Matthew Barr

“What is Game Studies?”, you might be asking. Well, luckily there’s a whole day of panels dedicated to that very question and much more at the PlayAway Festival, the first of which is chaired by our guest today, Dr Matthew Barr.

Mesomorphic & UHI Developing ‘Algorismus’ Maths Game

The University of the Highlands and Islands is collaborating with Mesomorphic, a Shetland-based software company, to develop Algorismus, a game to boosts young people’s maths skills. Students and staff from Moray College (home of the Moray Game Jam - the UK's most northerly jam...) will work with Mesomorphic to create Algorismus, which will help students... Continue Reading →

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