San Jose college announces VR/AR program

"We look forward to helping the industry make sense of the exciting recent developments"

By Rachel Weber

Minecraft: Education Edition will launch in early access this June

Schools in 41 countries will be able to download educational version for free

By Matthew Handrahan

Fun Bits offers grants to LGBT students in Mississippi

Offers a proactive response to new discriminatory law

By Rachel Weber

Crytek's VR First initiative partners with IEEE

"Collaborating with the IEEE dramatically broadens the potential reach of VR First"

By Rachel Weber

The View From the Tower

Why Cambridge graduates struggle to get into the games industry

By George Osborn

US public university to offer eSports scholarships

University of California, Irvine launching a new arena and eSports team this fall with help of iBuyPower and Riot Games

By Brendan Sinclair

University of Leeds pioneers new games degrees

Under and post-grad qualifications in Performance Graphics and Games Engineering

By Dan Pearson

Spector: "Thank god for the indie space"

Veteran designer laments lack of progress in mainstream gaming, discusses his return to development

By James Brightman

Percentage of women devs "not good enough" - ESA CEO

Michael Gallagher says industry is on a positive trajectory for diversity, says women make up 31% of enrollment in college game programs

By Brendan Sinclair

Epic hands out another $100,000 in educational grants

Second round of Unreal Dev Grants funds 10 contributors

By Rachel Weber

VTech to acquire LeapFrog

Educational gaming companies enter merger agreement

By Rachel Weber

Ian Livingstone opening two Livingstone Academies

Games Workshop co-founder gets approval for schools that will focus on computer sciences, STEM subjects, arts

By Brendan Sinclair

USC to start publishing label focused on "innovative work"

USC Games Publishing aims to become the industry's equivalent of the MIT Press

By Matthew Handrahan

Fun Academy formed by Rovio's key education staff

Angry Birds dev continues to narrow its focus by spinning out education activities into new company

By Matthew Handrahan

Microsoft, Crytek launch educational gaming initiatives

Mojang owner acquires MinecraftEdu as CryEngine developer launches VR First lab at Istanbul's Bahçesehir University

By Brendan Sinclair

Ubisoft launches Codex educational initiative

Publisher's Montreal studio pledges $8 million to promote tech education in Quebec through a dozen different programs

By Brendan Sinclair

Rovio vets form Lightneer

New Finnish studio to focus on educational entertainment; first games due next year

By Brendan Sinclair

Get in the Game workshop tour calls for more speakers

Artists, animation and programming specialists needed for free career sessions

By Dan Pearson

AbleGamers launches $10,000 scholarship programme

Students with disabilities will also receive mentoring and paid internships

By Matthew Handrahan

Support Girls Make Games and its latest prize winner

Interfectorem currently 50 per cent funded, 11 days remain

By Rachel Weber

USC initiative to turn student devs into pros

Games Bridge Program wants to take projects made for class and build VC-ready companies out of them

By Brendan Sinclair

BAFTA Young Game Designers winners announced

Mojang takes home inaugural YGD Hero Award

By Rachel Weber

MENA: "Everybody leaves. We need people to come back"

The MENA region's developers have always moved abroad to find success. What will it take to build a more stable future?

By Matthew Handrahan

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