Representatives from UK developer Blitz Games, best known for licensed titles such as Bratz
and Pac-Man World 3
, but now developing 'serious games' and more mature-rated titles including Reservoir Dogs
, have annouced that the company is organizing a third open day at its headquarters in Leamington Spa, England.
The company has previously announced open days on June 6th and July 16th exclusively for students considering a career in the video game industry. A third open day has now been organized for July 20th for lecturers, teachers and others involved in educating potential video game developers.
The two student open days will provide opportunities to talk to animators, programmers, designers and audio technicians working on titles including Reservoir Dogs
, SpongeBob SquarePants
and Karaoke Revolution: American Idol
across all three next generation formats. Further information about the open days can be found at Blitz’s website
Paula Moses, sector manager for government agency Interactive Media, Computer Games and Animation for Skillset, commented, “Following the high demand for places on Blitz’s student open days Skillset is very pleased to see this initiative expanded to include an open day for Computer Games Lecturers. Industry engaging with the lecturers responsible for games courses ensures that they can use up to the minute information about the games industry and pass on to their students a realistic sense of what the UK games industry can offer.