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Global Game Jam – 2013

Posted: 29th January 2013 by Peter in Irish Games Industry News
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Finally I have time to blog about my experience at my very first Game Jam. It wasn’t just any old game jam, it was THE game jam event of the year – The Global Game Jam! I joined my fellow creative and games enthusiasts at Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin in ‘The Bunker’ for […]

Game Maker Makes Making Games Easy

Posted: 2nd November 2012 by Peter in Irish Games Industry News
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In preparation for the GameCraft event, I thought it sensible to familiarize myself with Game Maker(Lite). The software is often used to quickly create game demos, as well as ‘polished’ finished games. While every bone in my body wants to build and code a game from scratch, I decided it best to use the beginners […]

I’m extremely pleased to report that I have been accepted as the forth member of the BH games team for this years GameCraft || event (Dublin 17th November). This will be my first game jam and I’m really looking forward to meeting and building a game with my teammates and everyone else at the event. […]

This is the fourth time that Havok has won the award for its physics technology. Being recognised as having the best middleware in the Gamer Developer Magazines’ Front Line Awards is certainly a prestigious honour for the company, who are understandably very happy that their work has been recognised again. This will be the 14th […]

Ireland is enjoying a growth spurt in it’s game industry with companies like Riot setting up here, and Popcap Games and Havok expanding it’s workforce in Dublin. Add to that the recently launched DIT Masters in Digital Games course being backed by the likes of Peter Molyneux, Creative Director of European studios at Microsoft Games […]