Escape Studios hosting first game jam this month

Escape Studios hosting first game jam this month
James Batchelor

By James Batchelor

June 6th 2016 at 1:01PM

Improbable and Playhubs on board to help graduates take part in development challenge

Escape Studios is hosting its very first game jam later this month, giving graduates and aspiring games makers the chance to win a selection of development hardware and a course in games art.

The catchily-title Escape Studios Game Jam 2016 will run from Friday June 17th to Sunday June 19th at co-working space Playhubs, based in London’s Somerset House.

Participants will be challenged to create a working prototype of a game based on the brief, which will be disclosed on the Friday, in just 48 hours. A panel of judges will then review each of the entries.

The winning team will receive “a prize package of amazing hardware”, as well as access to one of Escape Studios’ online courses in game art.

Both Playhubs and Improbable are supporting the event, offering advice, guidance and equipment, such as Samsung Gear VR headsets to help inspire the teams.

You can sign up to take part at the Eventbrite page.