Digital creative agency and Ukie member Waste Creative reaches out to diverse new talent with virtual office in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Agency builds replica of its London office in smash hit Nintendo game
- Visitors to the ‘office’ are invited to respond to a creative brief, for the chance to win a three-month paid internship at Waste
The Navigating the Now: Preparing for the new normal & Ukie Game Showcase events are taking place tomorrow and Thursday (03rd & 4th June). The below is an outline of the timings for both days.
The running order for Navigating the Now & Ukie Game Showcase is:
COVID-19 has changed the way many industries conduct business. So we've brought together a variety of experts to help UK games businesses adapt to those changes and continue to succeed.
The Ukie Hub Crawl: Raising Your Profile online edition brought this years annual tour to an end.
This year's Hub Crawl will focused on educating local businesses on how to raise the profile of their games business and games. This consisted of a free events at 12 different locations around the UK, and one final event online.
The aim of this tour was to educate local businesses and game developer about marketing, PR, community management, IP, along with products and services that can help enhance their own products.
WXY is offering its PR subscription platform, /gaming, for free for the first month to new subscribers to help those releasing a game that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Launching in October the service typically costs £55 month and was set up to help indie developers and solo developers releasing their own game to secure media coverage.
The Hub Crawl: Raising Your Profile events saw the Ukie team visit 12 locations across the country with the aim to educate local developers and publishers on different ways to raise the profile of their businesses and games.
Update: The Ukie Hub Crawl: Raising Your Profile events due to take place in Edinburgh, Guildford and Newcastle have been postponed until later in the year. Emergency policy changes at the event spaces due to be used prevent gatherings at these venues. This is in response to the current cituation surrounding CONVID-19. Sign up to our newsletter here to be informed when new dates are selected for these events. Also, check out our events section here to find other upcoming events.