With Halloween around the corner, Nathan's top 5 recommendations of scary games are sure to give your spooky season an extra chill....
Twitch has had its ups and downs, here we dig into the influence the channel has had on the games industry since its launch.
When Katie got her new PS4 she set out on a journey to discover what games were getting other gamer girls excited and why.
There are so many great multiplayer games out there but which ones should you only play with your closest friends, and which ones can you play with grandma? Here Jasmin and Andy tell us their favourite multiplayer games and who you should play them with!
Each year we gather information from people in the games industry across a range of topics: salaries, benefits, remote work, priorities, and much more. This year with covid and everyone moving to working remotely where we can, it is more interesting than ever to see what’s happening across the industry.
We're celebrating International Women's Day with a look at some of the top games around with female protagonists!
Info for all Artists in the games industry to find out about what's going on with salaries across disciplines, company size, location and much much more!
Sanson tells us his top 5 most anticipated games set to release in February!
Welcome to our 6th annual Games and Interactive Salary and Satisfaction Survey results. We're happy to share this report with you... that delves into what makes the Games and Interactive industry tick!
Ukie recently released their new Get Smart About P.L.A.Y campaign which aims to encourage parents to set rules and make use of parental controls in their child's game playing. Below we take a look into how you can take control over your kids videogames!
For our first Hotlist of the new decade, Sanson picks his top five titles set for release in 2020!
Every December we invite the brightest and biggest brains from games studios in and around Brighton to join us at our annual Games Brains of Brighton quiz, raising money for Special Effect and 2019 was bigger and better than ever before!
November's Hotlist comes directly from EGX 2019 where we got a chance to play and see footage from some of the most hotly anticipated games on the slate! Not gonna lie... it was a great day!
Despite some excellent initiatives in the Games Industry to welcome women, more still needs to be done to fix the gender balance, but what? We find out.
As the last of the summer drifts away from us into the miserable drabness of October, we can take solace in the fact that we now have an ideal excuse to stay inside and play video games… and what a time to do so!
As the Ukie launches its first ever UK Games Industry Diversity Census, we look at why addressing the diversity issue remains so crucial to the continued success of the UK games industry.
September's here, the temperatures dropped and the days are definitely getting shorter... but we really don't mind as this month we won't be leaving the house! Check out the hottest game releases this month.
At last, we’ve had some clarification of some changes to the visa system to help Games companies recruit globally.
We’ve been lucky to see some exciting big releases, including some major AAA titles, coming up in June, as the industry descends into temporary hibernation in anticipation of (E3)…Here's our top five!
For many of us, work is a major part of our lives. It's where we spend most of our time, how we generate our income and often where we make our friends. Having a fulfilling job can be good for your mental health and general wellbeing.
Skillsearch caught up with Harvey Newman, Senior Animator at EA DICE, to hear his thoughts on how to not only survive but thrive in what can be a very competitive industry.
Finally looks like summer is on its way, and what better way to celebrate the glorious weather than to sit inside, draw the curtains, and play some awesome new video games! Here’s my pick for May…
Monday 22nd April marks Earth Day 2019, which gives us a chance to reflect on the status of the environment and our treatment of it.
With Easter just around the corner, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate the humble (or sometimes not so) Easter egg… No, not of the chocolate variety, we’re talking digital Easter eggs!
February saw Brighton's first-ever student Gay(M) Jam, to co-inside with LGBTQ+ History month. We spoke to the driving force behind it, Second-year Computer Science Games Student, Marc Walker about why Inclusivity in Games in so important.
It's International Women's Day and the game studios are out in force celebrating their women! Here's a roundup of all the activity...
International Women’s Day is celebrated on Friday 8th March, so we spoke to some wonderful women in games to find out what inspires them.
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