Our Founder Celebrated!

[vc_row][vc_column][rs_section_title title=”Steven Huckle, our founder, receives an Honorary Doctorate!”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This month at The Games Hub, we’re delighted to share the news that our founder, Steven Huckle, received an Honorary Doctorate degree last month (October 5th) from University Centre Colchester, validated by the University of Essex. An Honorary Doctorate is one of higher education’s most prestigious […]

UK Games Fund Awards 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4031″ img_size=”602×369″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Earlier this year, the man behind The Games Hub, Steven Huckle, was nominated for an award from the UK Games Fund Awards 2018. The awards are the first of its kind, a unique celebration, aimed at recognising grass-roots talent from the UK games development scene, and to celebrate the achievements made within […]

February Booster Sessions

[vc_row margin=”mb-70 mb-xs-50″][vc_column][vc_column_text]Among all the events we’ve got going on this year (including hosting the UKIE Hub Crawl tomorrow, the Big Indie Pitch on the 1st March, and being named as a new Transfuzer Hub for 2018 – phew!), we’re also keen to make sure that we keep our programme open to anyone who’s interested in […]

Just one week to go until our open sessions!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you interested in taking part in next round of The Games Hub? We’re holding two open sessions from 11.00-2.00 on the 11th and 18th October so you can come and take a look around.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][rs_section_title title=”What’s happening?”][vc_column_text]Our offices at the Knowledge Gateway will be open for you to come and have a look around and […]

The Games Hub in Uganda

[vc_row][vc_column][rs_section_title title=”So what’s this all about?” bottom=”30px”][vc_column_text]I’m just back from a week in Kampala, Uganda, setting up a new branch of The Games Hub. I wasn’t sure quite what perspective to put on this as there’s so much to cover, so I opted for this “my experience” point of view. This blog post jumps around […]

The Essex Digital, Creative and Cultural Festival

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Last month we attended the University of Essex’s first Digital, Creative and Cultural Festival, where we opened up The Games Hub teaching to a new range of students. The festival invited year 10 school pupils to attend a day of workshops, lectures and other activities delivered by academics and external organisations in the digital creative […]

Norwich Games Festival: in pictures

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s been one week since we got back from Norwich Games Festival. Teaboy Games, Lost Words, Nysko Games, Arplex Studios, and Flitch Games all took their games to the festival, and our founder Steven Huckle gave a talk. We’re missing it already! We’ve been reminiscing over the photos we took, so we thought we’d share […]

The Games Hub Presentation Day 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Thanks very much to the teams who presented last week. They all did a brilliant job of showcasing their games and provided an interesting look at where they’re up to with their work. Thanks also to everyone who attended – we had some great questions and some valuable feedback on the games. If you couldn’t […]

Rapture Gaming Festival

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This weekend the teams took part in the Rapture Gaming Festival with huge success! The event was jam packed over the weekend with a wide range of things for the visitors to do, from competing for prizes to getting their hands on some retro gaming hardware and games. The Games Hub took to the Indie […]