Tag archive for Leamington Spa

Ed Vaizey, the creative industries Minister, will visit Leamington Spa

Ed Vaizey, the creative industries Minister, will visit Leamington Spa

In a debate that took place in the house of commons on the 10th of January this year, Chris White MP mentioned that the creative industries Minister Ed Vaizey is planning a visit to Leamington Spa, an important centre of the video games industry for…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 22nd November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 22nd November 2012

In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Head of Testing John Darling and Community Evangelist Alex Bleau. They discuss gaming genres they hate, gaming cliches and as always plenty of game banter and a look at what we’re all playing at the…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 15th November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 15th November 2012

In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Kwalee programmer Evan Harris. They discuss Grand Theft Auto 5, Curiosity The Cube and we speak to Evan about Farm Fighters and how that’s all coming along and as always plenty of game banter and…

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David Darling speaks at Launch 2012

David Darling speaks at Launch 2012

The annual Launch Conference at the Birmingham Science Park kicked off this week,  a handfull of the Kwalee team headed over to sit in on the speeches from industry experts and support our very own David Darling as he sat on a panel with Will…

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Andrew Graham on course to change the games industry with completely new game mechanic

Andrew Graham on course to change the games industry with completely new game mechanic

Andrew Graham, the man responsible for the design and coding on the original Micro Machines is set to change the way we play games on portable devices forever. Andrew has created, in the game known internally as ‘Teapot‘, a game mechanic unlike anything seen previously….

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 1st November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 1st November 2012

A slightly different format now the Podcast has been handed over to Ian Kane and Alexei Lundgard, more music, more banter, just more! In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Adam Philbin and Barnaby Smith. They discuss Barnaby’s recent tutorial articles focussing on…

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Pussy Flip 1.2 News

Pussy Flip 1.2 News

As part of the Pussy Flip 1.2 update we’re adding in a nice selection of collectable badges for players to earn. Some of these will be easy to earn, some of them more difficult, and some of them are a secret! Your badges will be…

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Silicon Spa

Silicon Spa

Silicon Spa is gaming central. As you may know, Kwalee is based in Leamington Spa in Warwickshire, England. This is a small town with a population of just 40,000 yet it contains one of the biggest concentrations of video game development companies in the world….

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Olympic Torch Relay

Olympic Torch Relay

The Olympic Torch Relay for London 2012 passed through the Midlands yesterday, going through Birmingham, Warwick, Coventry and of course Leamington Spa, the home of gaming in the UK! The Olympic Games are a whole other type of gaming, but that didn’t stop some of…

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Kwalee Webcam

Kwalee Webcam

With 14 video game companies in the town, Leamington Spa is often referred to as Silicon Spa. Now the many millions of players of games developed in the town can view the gorgeous Regency architecture, in real time, thanks to a new webcam installed by…

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Royal Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa

   By Joe Barron Royal Leamington Spa is very much living up to its name today. The Duke of Gloucester, is opening the Linden Arches outside the Royal Pump Rooms, just beside the Kwalee office. His Royal Highness is a grandson of George V and a first…

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IGN: British Gaming

IGN: British Gaming

      An interesting article on the identity of British gaming features on IGN Entertainment UK, titled Where are all the British Games? Kwalee CEO, David Darling, is quoted on gaming in the 80s. Click here to read the article on the IGN website.  …

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Leamington Courier: Silicon Spa

Leamington Courier: Silicon Spa

Kwalee featured strongly in an interesting story in the Leamington Courier this week. The piece, titled Welcome to Silicon Spa,  discusses the large number of video game developers based in the local area. Click on the thumbnail below to see the article.

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Leamington Observer: Budget boost

Leamington Observer: Budget boost

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PocketGamer: Kwalee recruitment drive

PocketGamer: Kwalee recruitment drive

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Press release: Experienced gaming artist helps paint students a future

Press release: Experienced gaming artist helps paint students a future

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Leamington Observer – 10 new computer jobs

Leamington Observer – 10 new computer jobs

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Press release: iPhone game developer set to double development team size

Press release: iPhone game developer set to double development team size

Kwalee development team set to double in size as David Darling looks to hire more staff.

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From Microdigital to Kwalee: Part 2

From Microdigital to Kwalee: Part 2

Kwalee CMO, Bruce Everiss, continues his stories about the UK games industry.

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IQU – Kwalee starts up

IQU – Kwalee starts up

Industry news suite IQU has written a cool news story about the beginnings of Kwalee.

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