Posts from March 2015

BSc Computer and Video Games graduate releases award-winning game with Channel 4

31 March 2015

Channel 4 has just released an award winning video game, developed by BSc Computer and Video Games graduate Tom McParland and colleagues. The BAFTA nominated puzzle-platforming game started as an entry in the Dare to Be Digital competition, where Tom and his team were encouraged by their course tutor to take part. The team later went on to win the Channel 4 prize, and have since grown their company Lamplight Studios.

In A Pixel Story, taking on the role of the titular pixel, players need to escape from a Pong-like game world and then progress through increasingly detailed game worlds that pay homage to the developments made in gaming across four graphical generations. read more