Digital gaming

Wright Hassall at Develop 2017

For the second consecutive year Wright Hassall attended the biggest games development conference in the UK – Develop: Brighton which once again was at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton.

TIGA and UKIE's manifestos outlined

Ahead of the upcoming June General Election, Both The Independent Game Developers’ Association (TIGA) and The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE) have released their manifestos which both outline ten proposals for ways in which the UK games industry can continue to prosper and grow after its exit from the EU.

A history of Silicon Spa, and the wider UK games industry

Silicon Spa, a worthy moniker for Leamington, which now ranks as the third biggest gaming hub in the UK. This wasn’t always the case though; how did Leamington Spa, a reasonably small town in the West Midlands, grow to compete with the likes of London and Dundee? This timeline takes a look at Leamington’s contribution to the UK gaming sector, as well as the wider influence the UK has had on gaming.

The legal downfall of Oculus

It’s 2012 in Irvine, California, and a young, enigmatic, designer and 3D and virtual reality forum moderator named Palmer Luckey creates two copies of a head-mounted display prototype, with the goal of commercialising virtual reality.

Steam top 100 sellers

Towards the end of Steam’s annual winter sale, Valve decided to announce the top 100 selling games of that year, and offer most of them at a discounted price.

New consoles, new headaches

Now that Christmas is over, the dust can finally settle and gamers can determine whether their gamble to get the latest offering from PlayStation, the PS4 Pro, was worth the price tag.

The future is here, the future is VR. Or is it?

Over the last few years a new contender has entered the ever competitive ring of gaming technology. Rather than being a new console, something to replace what you’re currently using and add to the ever increasingly large and uncomfortably familiar hole in every gamer’s wallet, VR or Virtual Reality sets out to coincide peacefully with your favourite platform.
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