Archive for April, 2016

Chris McCoy – Lead Designer at 360 Studios

Chris McCoy, a lead designer at 360 Studios and former student at the University of Bolton, visited to give us a talk about the topic, ‘from university to industry’. One of the points brought up in this talk which interested me the most was, ‘what mobile platform to develop for’. Chris mentioned that the Android […]

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Matthew Oakley – Marketing Artist at Ubisoft Reflections

At the University of Bolton, Matthew Oakley, a marketing artist at Ubisoft Reflections, visited to give us a talk on his career as an artist and the experience he has had doing so. One of the points brought up by Matthew, which grabbed my attention was, ‘signing an NDA’. An NDA, non-disclosure agreement, is a […]

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Nigel Kershaw – Freelance Game Designer

A freelance game designer, Nigel Kershaw, visited the University of Bolton to give us a talk. His presentation topic was ‘what does a game designer actually do?’ He started off by talking about his background in the industry, which was extremely interesting as he has a great amount of experience. One of the points which […]

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Ben Ward – Founder of Supergonk

At the University of Bolton, Ben Ward, founder of Supergonk, recently visited to give us a talk on ‘building a games studio’. In the talk, he discussed his career in the games industry and how he created his very own game studio named Supergonk. Many interesting points were mentioned in the talk, but one that […]

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