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A success at GameBlast 17

Last weekend a group of 15 of us took part in Special Effect’s Gameblast 17 event; a gaming marathon organised by the Special Effect between February 24th-26th wherein each team strives to game for 24 hours straight!   Most teams that take part in Gameblast switch out participants over the course of 24 hours, however [...]

March 13th, 2017|Events, Social|0 Comments

Testology @ GDC

We’re very excited to be heading to San Francisco next week. There’s loads to talk about. Most excitingly, our work towards standardising QA skills in the games industry. Maybe you could play a part in shaping the future of QA with us. Catch Andy Robson & Naomi Turner (our new Head of Career Development) at [...]

February 24th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Testology return to take on GameBlast 17!

Here at Testology, we live for games, not only do we spend 8 hours a day testing games, apps and websites, but we want to spend a full 24 hours of our day playing them too! Last year we took part in Special Effect’s GameBlast event, and this year we're aiming to blow last year’s [...]

February 22nd, 2017|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

Southampton Game Fest 2017

We will be exhibiting at the Southampton Game Fest, Hampshire’s biggest video game event. They’re raising money for the local hospital, and are actively looking for exhibitors and speakers. Last year Southampton Game Fest drew in over 500 visitors. We will be bringing a QA workshop and holding a presentation to showcase the world’s first [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Events, Gaming, News, Social|0 Comments

Finding a Future in Games with Testology

Having a career in the games industry is an alluring prospect for a lot of people. It’s an industry in its adolescent stage; it is evolving all of the time and it allows innovative minds to make a remarkable difference. The problem is that not all young people are fully exposed to the countless roles [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

First conferences of 2017, done!

Look at that view! As quickly as it felt like they arrived, PGC & MGF London were over. We played mobile games, networked and ‘talked Testology’ until we could talk no more. GDC is much closer than we’d care to admit, so do us a favour and start scheduling your meetings with us now! For [...]

January 30th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

MGF & PGC London, Testology’s first conferences of 2017

No sooner than we had polished off the last of the Christmas food stash, we found ourselves making arrangements for the first conferences of 2017. We’ve made a collective New Year’s Resolution to declare a War on Bugs. We’re excited to meet developers who can give us access to new hunting grounds. Next week, the [...]

January 9th, 2017|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

TESTOLOGY GO DOWN A TREAT AT CAREERS FAIR

Young, aspiring individuals are the cornerstone of Testology; they make up the majority of our workforce and fill close to 150 work experience placements throughout the year. We simply couldn’t pass up an opportunity to attend the Yateley School Careers Fair and share our knowledge with those very people. Employers, apprenticeship providers and training organisations [...]

December 7th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

TIGA Awards 2016 – Testology is voted winner of “Best QA Provider”

2016 has been a good year for awards at Testology. This year we have won best QA Provider at the Develop Awards and the TIGA Awards. History has again repeated itself as this happened back in 2014. Last Thursday evening we won the award for “Best QA Provider” at the TIGA awards. Unfortunately, we were [...]

November 15th, 2016|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

Testology win 3rd Develop award in a row

The Develop Awards is one of our favourite dates on the annual calendar. It always seems so far away… until it’s not… and before you know it it’s time for Brighton… and you suddenly realise that it’s half way through the year. So you pack your overnight bags, book your hotel, and look forward to one of your favourite nights [...]

July 15th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Develop Nomination 2016

The Develop Awards has been good to Testology in recent years. Alongside Develop:Brighton, Develop hosts the biggest awards night in the game development industry calendar each year. And following consecutive wins for Best QA Provider in 2014 and 2015 Testology have been nominated for the QA category this year alongside some other great companies. On [...]

June 20th, 2016|Events, Social|0 Comments

Special Effect 5’s – Testology Triumph

Once a year Special effect host a charity football tournament at the power league ground next to Wembley stadium. A yearly ritual for the Testology footballers, which finally saw victory 3rd time around. With great weather, participants, and cause, it was a huge success. After narrowly beating Jagex in the semi-final on penalties, we went [...]

May 17th, 2016|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

Testology at Nordic Game 2016

Sam here! Testology’s Business Development guy. Very excited to be heading over to Nordic Game next week, marking my third trip to the conference. It’s always a pleasure to spend time in the beautiful city of Malmö, particularly when you’re surrounded by the result of the most explosive European games industry growth in recent memory. [...]

May 10th, 2016|Events, Social|0 Comments

A shapeshifting game jam

We testers don't simply like to test games to death! In fact, you don't have to search far and wide on the floors of Testology to find a humble tester with extracurricular activities of the game creation kind! That's right, we break games and some of us even make games too. So this weekend a [...]

April 21st, 2016|Events, Social|0 Comments

Testology at the TIGA QA, Localisation and CS Summit.

Next Tuesday (26th April) we are attending the TIGA QA, Localisation and CS Summit. We will be partaking in a Questions and Answer session during the event, where attendees can "Ask us Anything".   It set to be a busy day, take a look at the details below. TUESDAY 26TH APRIL 10AM UNTIL 5PM RICH MIX, 35 [...]

April 19th, 2016|Events, News, Social|0 Comments