Tag Archives: In-depth

EA’s knockout initiative to address skills shortfall – “We want everyone to see a future for themselves in the industry, no matter their background, ethnicity, or gender.”

In March, EA announced the start of not one but two educational partnerships. The first with Ukie’s Digital Schoolhouse, the other with EVERFI in the UK. The aim: to bring the spheres of education and industry closer together.

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Surviving Project Zomboid: “It’s fair to say that Project Zomboid has lived and died and lived again largely thanks to its community.”

Over more than ten years Project Zomboid has gone from being one of the unluckiest games in development to one of the longest. Richie Shoemaker picks the brains of Indie Stone co-founders Chris Simpson and Marina Siu-Chong to see what went right

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Breaking new ground for sound: PitStop Productions celebrates its 25th anniversary with a multi-million pound Sound Design Creation Centre

After years of negotiating the fraught planning process, PitStop Productions announced last month that construction will soon begin on its multi-million pound Sound Design Creation Centre. Richie Shoemaker talks to a relieved John Sanderson about what the facility will mean for game audio services in the UK

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“This is a moment of cultural recognition for games, and BAFTA is one of the few organisations that can do it like this” – Catching up with BAFTA’s new head of games, Luke Hebblethwaite

BAFTA has appointed a familiar face as their new head of games. We catch up with Luke Hebblethwaite to find out what his new role means for the future of BAFTA.

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Secret Mode origins: Behind the scenes of Sumo Group’s indie publishing arm

Born in the midst of a pandemic, Sumo Group’s indie publishing arm is celebrating its first birthday just as the world appears to be leaping from proverbial frying pan into literal fire. However, despite the troubles well beyond its control, it has been a successful twelve months for the fledgling …

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