Posted: Sat 28th May 2016

Huge Success For University’s Game Design Event

This article is old - Published: Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Over a hundred gaming fans and developers attended a successful showcase event at Wrexham Glyndwr University last week.

The institution’s Computer Game Development course opened its doors to the public on Wednesday 25th May to showcase their students’ projects and local developers at their Level Up event.

Regional gaming companies also presented their work alongside Computer Game Development, Immersive Technology and Creative Computing students.

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During the event visitors were able to play test students’ games ranging from first person shooters and action plat formers to serious game applications.

Industry exhibitors attended the event including BAFTA Cymru; TT Games; Gaia Tech; The Brew Network and The Game Homepage.

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Speaking about the success of the event, Nathan Roberts, senior lecturer in Computing, said: “The Level Up Expo focused on the work from our second and final year students. There was a strong attendance from a variety of educational, public and business backgrounds who provided very encouraging feedback.”

 

Level Up was part funded by the Welsh Government and supported by Games Wales and BAFTA Cymru.

More information on Level Up can be found here

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