Hopepunk at the Abertay Digital Graduate Showcase 2021

The Abertay Digital Graduate Show features a smorgasbord of brilliant projects. There are over 100 digital projects in the online exhibition, which spans videogames, interactive technologies, animation, digital design, and more. These are all created by the honours students at Abertay University’s School of Design and Informatics. This year, the showcase was held at V&A... Continue Reading →

Who Has The Power & The Platform?

Game Assist is a multi-media project discussing accessibility and representation in video games. I interviewed the co-creators, Sara Khan (she/they) and Errol Kerr (he/him), shortly after Game Assist ended its year-long hiatus and two days before the release of their video ‘“Everything is Political” | Institutional Racism in Life is Strange 2’ on YouTube. Game... Continue Reading →

Games for Girls: Theresa Duncan

Even before Gamergate there were games made for girls, by women, without much thought or reference to the things boys typically like. Theresa Duncan made three such games –Chop Suey, Smarty & Zero Zero – in the mid-90s, and this month the games will be available to play at the DCA in Dundee. The games... Continue Reading →

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