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 […]


Two more Games Hub info sessions added

Due to the number of people applying for the Games Hub, we’re holding two more information sessions for the following dates and times. Wednesday 12 October 1pm until 2pm Wednesday 19 October 1pm until 2pm It’s a great chance for people to meet people and find out more about the hub and the programme we […]


Roman circus project – Teaboy Games

The amazing Teaboy Games guys, not content with being hard at work on Pendulum, their follow up to the awesome Fallen, have been working with Signals Media Art Center on a local project around Colchesters Roman Circus. Check out their work and more here!


Last week to apply to The Games Hub

For those wanting to take part in our award winning programme for aspiring game (or app) developers, The Games Hub, you have till the end of this week! If you, or someone you know hasn’t yet applied, fill out the simple application form. https://goo.gl/forms/E67XsKmOak2N0PTR2 For more information check out the Games Hubs website here. http://www.thegameshub.com/ […]