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Growing the North Wales Games Industry

Growing the North Wales Games Industry

Wrexham graduates have made the finals of the UKs most prestigious games industry talent development programme. Three teams from Wrexham Glyndwr University have been shortlisted for the second annual Tranzfuser programme, held in association with UK Games Talent and Finance CIC (UKGTF). Made up of alumni and final year students, the groups will be awarded […]

Battenberg Studios: The Art of Time Travel

Battenberg Studios: The Art of Time Travel

Battenberg Studios are a small indie team based in Wrexham, North Wales. Originally formed as part of their final year project at Wrexham Glyndwr University, they have been working all year on their debut game, Project Chronos. Project Chronos is a first person stealth-action game and makes innovative use of time travel mechanics to allow […]

Level Up Welcomes Vivid Virtual Reality

Level Up Welcomes Vivid Virtual Reality

The team from Vivid Virtual Reality will be showing their work at Level Up Wales this week. Vivid Virtual Reality are absolutely passionate about history, gaming, architecture, archaeology, conservation/restoration and virtual reality innovation. They specialise in 3D Visualisation Design and Virtual/Augmented Reality Development. By making use of using the latest VR, Game Development technology and […]

Ethereal Games Looking to Level Up

Ethereal Games Looking to Level Up

The Level Up Wales team are looking forward to catching up with Ethereal Games at next weeks annual games technology expo. Ethereal was formed as part of Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Business Accelerator programme as part of their popular computer game development course. The team is made up of final four year game development students, and […]

Quantum Soup Studios at Level Up Wales 2017

Quantum Soup Studios at Level Up Wales 2017

Level Up Wales is pleased to be hosting Quantum Soup Studios at our annual expo this month. Quantum Soup is an independent games studio based in North Wales, founded by industry veterans with over 50 years of experience at TT Games, Electronic Arts, Psygnosis and more. Their debut title is Talesinger: Voice of the Dragon…an […]

The Power of Business Incubation

The Power of Business Incubation

The Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s game development team offer a unique Business Accelerator programme that empowers students to form start-up games studios supported by our specialist incubation centre and business mentoring. One of the key elements of our support programme is the incubation support that we provide. The Enterprise Lounge is based at the university’s Wrexham […]

Record Attendance at Level Up 2016

Record Attendance at Level Up 2016

Hundreds of people attended Level Up 2016 which featured a wide variety of games to play test that ranged from first person shooters and action platformers to serious games applications promoting Welsh history and culture. In addition, the event was supported by BAFTA Cymru, Focus Shift Films, Gaia Tech, Games Homepage, Code Club, Brew Network […]

Serious Games Tech

Serious Games Tech

Computing academics from Wrexham Glyndwr University are supporting Wrexham-based charity Dynamic in an innovative approach to exercise thanks to a grant of £20,000 from the Welsh Government’s Intermediate Care Fund. Many children and adults with disabilities find doing exercise is difficult due to weakness, lack of control, fear of falling and pain. Dynamic provides activities […]

Support for Gaming Arena at Comic Con

Support for Gaming Arena at Comic Con

The Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s game development team successfully exhibited at the hugely popular Wales Comic Con during the weekend of April 8/9. Supported by Ethereal Games, one of the Business Accelerator indie studio teams currently completing their final year on the Computer Game Development course at the university. The exhibit proved popular was comprised of […]

Success in Global Game Jam 2017

Success in Global Game Jam 2017

The oldest and biggest games creation event of its kind in Wales saw participants create 14 games in 48 hours in Wrexham. Wrexham Glyndwr University hosted Global Game Jam for the seventh time from Friday 20 January to Sunday 22 January 2017. The collection of games – all of which are now available to play […]

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