Games News


06 May 2021

Is Cloud Gaming the Future

What will game design look like in the future? Is the entire industry going to be on cloud? Or are there too many obstacles to overcome?

Now is an exciting time to build your career in game design and deve...


07 April 2021

5 Amazing Facts About the Gaming Industry

Looking to enhance your skills as a games designer or developer? Here are 5 amazing facts about the industry that will spur you on for Postgraduate study! 

A Master’s in Games Development could be one o...

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01 April 2021

Will VR Gaming Ever Be the Norm?

From Batman: Arkham VR to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, there are lots of VR games that are set to take the market by storm in 2021. But many experts thought that Virtual Reality would have more of a hold in the industry by now...

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24 March 2021

What Does the Future Hold for Roblox?

Roblox has gone public. The popular children's gaming platform, valued at roughly £21.3 billion, went public through a direct listing last week. What prompted this move? The opportunity for the corporation and its many developers to inc...

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02 March 2021

University of Bolton joins forces with North West-based gaming company

University of Bolton joins forces with North West-based gaming company

A pioneering ...

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15 February 2021

Could You Create the Next Assassins Creed Valhalla?

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was one of the most anticipated games in recent years. The Assassin’s Creed brand has taken gaming to new heights with its carefully thought out storylines, impressive graphics and immersive gameplay. It bro...

Games, Art, Games Design -Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?

Games Art, Games Design and Games Programming; what’s the difference?

At Greater Manchester’s University of Bolton, we have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help you build on your passion for gaming; Gam...

How much do Games designers make?-Uni of Bolton

11 January 2021

How much do Games designers make?

Games design is a fast-growing sector that’s predicted to be worth more than £130 billion by the end of 2021*. It offers lucrative careers at the cutting-edge of technology, and talented games programmers are always in demand in the U...

Games Degree-Uni of Bolton

22 December 2020

How we’ll support you on your Games degree

Study on one of our Games degrees and you’ll have access to a wealth of facilities and resources to support your learning and development in this innovative and exciting area.

We have three distinct Undergraduate courses to help ...


25 August 2020

Get inspired - study BA Games Art

If you have a love for games and want to focus your career on a rapidly growing industry, then the University of Bolton has the perfect course for you. Study in a positive and supportive environment, where our award-winning Student Servi...

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20 August 2020

Ready to play? - Games Design, Games Art and Games Programming

Do you want to be part of one of the most innovative entertainment industries in the world? Maybe you love computers, games or animation and want to turn this passion into a career? Then look no further and check out our range of games d...

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18 August 2020

Getting into the game - MA Games Development

Do you want to get involved in one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet? Or perhaps you have a computer science degree and unsure about where to go next? The answer is the MA Games Development course at the University of Bolto...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Games

Study Games at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Results ...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Games looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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26 May 2020

The thriving gaming industry and you

Video games have played a huge part in society for decades. The ‘gamer’ stereotype previously belonged to a few, but as the industry has developed, so has its audience.

Now, it is estimated that 2.2 billion people play video ga...


18 May 2020

Doris Self: The world’s oldest video Game Champion

When we think of video games, we imagine a bunch of teenagers playing their console from the moment they get home from school before they're inevitably called down for dinner. Yet, the world of gaming stretches far beyond the younger gen...

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04 May 2020

Are you passionate about Games?

The world of Games and Special Effects is growing, as more consoles are released each year more people turn to games to fulfil their down-time. So much so, that nearly a third of the planet’s population now play video games. We know th...


23 April 2020

A degree in Games Art will take you to the next level

The University of Bolton is proud to offer students a uniquely designed BA (Hons) Games Art course available for both full and part-time study. We consulted with industry experts from across the UK’s 2,250 active games companies to hel...

What can I do with a Games degree

13 April 2020

What can I do with a Games degree?

The Gaming industry has been growing rapidly over the last few decades. It has become a norm within society that people play games in their home, from apps to consoles to PCs, more people than ever are gaming; in fact, 2.8 billion people...

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02 September 2019

My Experience at the University of Bolton

My experience studying Games Design at the University of Bolton was phenomenal. Ever since I started the foundation course, the lecturers helped build up my skills and helped me discover any hidden talent that I didn’t even realize I h...


12 June 2019

Degree Show

This July saw the return of the highly successful Games Degree Show, where students show off their achievements to our network of industry partners.

Graduating students presented their portfolios (three distinct subject areas: game...

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12 June 2019

Welcome to Games

Hi there, welcome to the first in a series of blogs from the School of Creative Technologies, Games subject area. The subject area is proud to be one of the leading providers of this level of education in the UK.

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