Dare to be Digital 2014 Applications Close Next Week

Hosted and run by Abertay University in Dundee, Dare to be Digital offers an amazing opportunity for tertiary students and graduates to enter the world’s leading computer game design competition. Students are expected to build a working game prototype over the course of eight weeks in teams of five, with the three winning teams chosen to compete for the BAFTA Ones to Watch Award. Professor L...

Appreciating Art: Video Games in Museums

It seems that video games will not be condemned to be passed off as an insignificant entertainment. We are now seeing many and new interesting projects is being taken up to include video gaming in to the culture of arts and technology. One of the new projects which aims to appreciate the artwork of video games with self-explanatory title ‘Video Games in Museums’. It looks to discover ways of displ...

University Helps New FPS Players

University of Abertay Dundee undergraduates (200 of them!) have launched Play2Improve, a free online service that will help train new FPS players.  It also provides work experience & training on marketing.  The program will work by simulating live action and using learning tools based on psychological research. It has been made with world champion gamer Paul McGarrity.  Play2Improve will make ...

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