TIGA and BlueVia launch 24-Hour Overnight GameHack Event at Pinewood Studios

TIGA and BlueVia launch 24-Hour Overnight GameHack Event at Pinewood Studios

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced that it was launching a 24 Hour GameHack event on 28 April and 29 April 2012 in conjunction with BlueVia which will be held at Pinewood Studios.

GameHack provides participants with the opportunity to think creatively and develop an original game under pressure within just 24 hours. It enables participants to work innovatively as a team in an inspirational setting with the chance to win some amazing prizes as well as network with some of the best developers in the UK games industry.

To register for the event, please visit www.gamehack.co.uk

On the subject of sponsoring GameHack, Thomas Curtis, Developer Advocate for BlueVia said:

"BlueVia is all about helping developers create revenue from their apps, our operator payment API is a great fit for games developers so we're really excited to be the main sponsor of GameHack and the location, Pinewood Studios is fantastic and offers a hackathon venue like no other. This is our first gaming hackathon, so we are glad to be working with TIGA and their wealth of experience within the gaming industry to ensure that the event is going to be a huge success. "

Pinewood offers the Games Industry the opportunity to see and hear their work in some of the best theatres in the world and the Studios hosted one of 2011’s biggest videogames Driver: San Francisco.

Pinewood’s award winning Post Production facility can also offer localization in over 40 languages; project management; custom sound design; sound editorial; Oscar winning mixers; world class foley recording and editing; strong ties to the world’s film community as well as PR and brand recognition opportunities by association with one of the leading names in the business. Visit Pinewood Post Production for more info.