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World's biggest team computer gaming event ; In Brief [Hull Daily Mail (England)]
[January 24, 2014]

World's biggest team computer gaming event ; In Brief [Hull Daily Mail (England)]

(Hull Daily Mail (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) HULL: More than 200 local games designers are taking part in the world's largest team video gaming event this weekend.

The Platform Studios Global Game Jam sees more than 300 locations in 60 different countries run events where teams spend the weekend making video games. The Humber region team will be working from the Horncastle Building at Hull College.

This is the second year Hull has taken part in the global event and organisers are hoping it will be the biggest such event in the UK.

The Hull event is sponsored by Microsoft Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Jagex and Boss Alien, who will also make up the judging panel, awarding prizes, from software to smartphones.

The event is for over-18s only and runs from 3pm today to 3pm on Sunday.

Registration closes at 2.30pm today. Visit www.globalgamejamhull.com to register and to find out more.

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