Volunteers are needed to help with a new Gaming For Good club being run by Heart of Midlothian’s innovation centre, exclusively for girls and non-binary young people.
Tentacle Zone, the games incubator for developers from underrepresented backgrounds is open for 2022. Following the success of the 2021 programme, applications are open until April 8th, with the incubator running April – August 2022. …
InGAME is has opened entries for the new Inclusive Design for Immersive Experiences Challenge to companies across the United Kingdom.
Two companies with offices in Scotland have been named in the GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards 2021.
Women In Games, the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting equity and parity for all women and girls in games and esports, has issued a statement following the recent media reports on discriminatory and toxic behaviour within the games industry.
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.
Entries have opened for the 2021 #RaiseTheGameJam, which challenges student teams from across the UK to create games focused on diversity & inclusion.
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.
Registration has opened for the Rainbow Game Jam 2020, a two week long competition which explores & celebrates identity, gender, sexuality, life and love.