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05 May 2022

Super Mario Bro’s – A Game Design Masterclass

If the idea of creating the next best-selling game appeals to you, this could be a great career path for you. Do you love playing video games? Are you imaginative? Do you pay close attention to detail? Do you have effective communication...

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13 April 2022

The Rise of Elderly Gaming

Gaming, once seen as a hobby of the elderly, has faced a rather interesting change in recent years. In its

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02 March 2022

Why Do a Master's Degree in Games Development?

Are you a third-year student doing your games programming, games art, or games design degree? If you’ve been thinking about what you’re going to do next, the University of Bolton’s MA Game Development course could be a fantastic in...

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06 January 2022

Is Gaming Good for Brain Health or Not?

Love gaming? Here we look at the effects of gaming on the brain…If you’re doing a game development or game design degree at university, you’ll be fully immersed into the world of video games. And the likelih...

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14 December 2021

Kick-Starting Your Career as a Games Designer

California may be the world capital of games design but the UK’s gaming industry has long secured its place on the global gaming stage. British cities, including Dundee, Liverpool, Sheffield and Rotherham, have cemented their reputatio...

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30 November 2021

How to Make the Most of Your Games Design Degree

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18 November 2021

What Makes a Great Games Designer?

Want to be the next big game designer? Follow these steps for greatness! Designing games for a living is fun, exciting and lucrative. And for avid gamers, it’s a fantasti...

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20 October 2021

Careers in the Creative Industries With a Gaming Degree

In 2020, the global games industry was valued at $173.70 billion*, but you don’t have to leave the UK to fulfil your gaming career ambitions. With many key hubs of excellence around the UK, the British creative industries are worth app...

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11 August 2021

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Games

Study a games degree 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.

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10 August 2021

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 gaming industry has developed, so has its audience.Now, it is estimated that 2.2 billion people play v...

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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...

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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 companyA pioneering ...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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