Students Participate in Asylum Jam.

Last week, two of our first year students, Anthea Kennedy and Jonathan Hatton, took part in Asylum Jam (http://asylumjam.tumblr.com), a 48 hour spooky game jam taking place on October 11th – 13th. The purpose of the jam is for the individuals or teams to create a horror game on any platform or of any type that …

Continue reading ‘Students Participate in Asylum Jam.’ »

Ste Curran Gives His ‘In The Time It Takes A Heart To Beat’ Talk To NFTS Games Students.

Despite rain of biblical proportions producing puddles that splashed higher than a theme park log flume we were thrilled to welcome Ste Curran to the school yesterday. Ste is a British video game journalist, presenter, author, and game designer. He was an editor at Edge magazine, also writing under the name ‘RedEye’. The RedEye articles have been cited as one …

Continue reading ‘Ste Curran Gives His ‘In The Time It Takes A Heart To Beat’ Talk To NFTS Games Students.’ »

Andy Serkis / The Chinese Room visit NFTS Games!

This week saw a visit to the school by renowned actor and motion capture guru, Andy Serkis. Best known perhaps for his role as ‘Gollum’ in the Lord Of The Rings films, for us, he was a major component of Ninja Theory’s ‘Enslaved’ game, released in 2010 when he provided both voice and motion capture performance. Followed …

Continue reading ‘Andy Serkis / The Chinese Room visit NFTS Games!’ »

Eurogamer Thoughts – Rich Metson & Pontus Schonberg

Rich Metson and Pontus Schonberg are the designers and developers of ‘Off Grid’. Here are their thoughts on exhibiting the game at Eurogamer 2013. Our first fully playable prototype for ‘Off Grid’ demoed at Eurogamer Expo in London last week, we met some amazing folks, had people write and tweet about us, and we managed to …

Continue reading ‘Eurogamer Thoughts – Rich Metson & Pontus Schonberg’ »

Eurogamer Thoughts – Bojan Brbora

Bojan Brbora is the designer and developer of ‘4PM’. Here are his thoughts on exhibiting his game at Eurogamer 2013. It was a scary moment, letting strangers, who don’t know me or my project have a go at playing the demo of 4PM, especially the hardcore gamers. I was really worried that most would give up …

Continue reading ‘Eurogamer Thoughts – Bojan Brbora’ »