NEWS! Meet our new marketing assistant & more expert visits

It’s with a HUGE amount of pleasure that Shark and all the amazing teams that make The Games Hub welcome our first new starter Rhiannon Bull! Rhiannon has joined us to do all things marketing, which means we can now look forward to some MUCH needed and very deserved promotion and marketing, but also finally […]


Dlala and Birketts in for expert sessions

Once again it’s been a busy few weeks, not only with the teams head down into development, but also with two wonderful visits from Laudon and Grant from Dlala and Quentin from Birketts. Laudon and Grant spent time with all the teams going through their deigns and progress offering their expert opinions and advice. Then […]


BEST Essex Business Show

This week is was the BEST Essex business show where the Games Hub was brilliantly represented by both Nysko Games and Sketchbook. Mark, Perry and Martyn doing a stirling job showing off their games to all the people attending. Thanks guys!! The workshop/presentation room was also finally laid out, showing just how much more space […]


Expert session from Dlala Studios

This week the hub had the first visit of the new round from the awesome and regular visitors Dlala Studios. AJ gave his always exceptional and honest talk to the new teams going through their history and all the huge amount of different things they and the company have been through over the years and […]


We’ve moved!!

Exciting times, we’ve actually moved into the new studio!!! (no workmen we’re hurt during the process) A huge thanks to the University of Essex for the wonderful new spaces we have. It’s better laid out, gives us access to a meeting room and much bigger! From our humble beginnings of 15 amazing people willing to […]


The start of round 4

This week saw the start of the fourth round of The Games Hub. We have more then 30 new starters just beginning their time through to next summer developing their own games and businesses. After a brief(ish) talk from Steven about the hub and what they can expect, Fazer from Teaboy and Mark from Sketchbook […]


The Games Hub round 4 starts next week!

Next week sees our amazing Games Hub start its 4th round! We’ll have more than 30 new aspirational starters taking part as the multi award-winning programme kicks off on Wednesday. They’ll be joining the current teams just as we move into our new studio space in a couple of weeks time. It’s with huge thanks […]


#EnglandisCreative with Creative England and ITV

Huge thanks to Creative England and their England is Creative campaign and to ITV for showing the awesome piece on their news channel and the mention of Shark. If you’re not aware of all the amazing stuff Creative England does check out their website http://www.creativeengland.co.uk/ You can watch the video here or below  


Innovation 50 winner

As mentioned in our previous post, Shark in incredibly proud to win another amazing award, Innovation 50. It’s a list of 50 small and medium sized businesses reads as a veritable who’s who of the county’s innovative businesses. It includes companies as diverse as a lampshade manufacturer, video games developers, high-tech manufacturers and even a […]


The Games Hub second anniversary!!

Two years ago this week we started the first round of The Games Hub!! And from a top ten place in Creative Englands top 50 Future Leaders award to the very recently won Innovation 50 (more on this soon) it’s been an incredible, breathtaking and award winning couple of years.   As we are about […]