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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

Testology at GDC – 2016

Testology at GDC San Francisco GDC is fast approaching and we can't wait to see you all out there next week. Andy and Sam will be at Game Connection from Monday 14th to Wednesday 16th before GDC on the Thursday and Friday. If you'd like to meet for a catch up, or chat about how [...]

March 4th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Testology take on GameBlast16

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! So when we heard about Game Blast, a gaming marathon event organised by Special Effect. We felt it was [...]

February 23rd, 2016|Events, Social|0 Comments

Testology Are Recruiting

Have you ever wanted to be a testing God? A God of test? Well, if so, there’s some good news for you… and it’s here! We’re currently looking for new testers to join the award winning ranks of the Testology Gods! If you're passionate about quality and interested in testing as a career, we might [...]

January 28th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

New Website Launch

As is our style, we like making strides forward, re-evaluating what we’re doing and trying to progress in any way we can and this encompasses all areas of the business – operations and branding included. With that said… drum roll please… Testology are proud to announce our new website launch! We decided to update the [...]

January 18th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Testology at PocketGamer Connects!

We’re excited to be heading to Pocket Gamer Connects in London next week, our third trip to the three year old conference and our first conference of the year. Last year we blogged a roundup of our impressions, photos and favourite games from the show. Take a look at the post here for a reminder [...]

January 13th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

TIGA awards 2015 – Shortlisted

TIGA has today announced the list of finalists for the TIGA Awards ahead of the ceremony at LSO St Luke's, a beautifully restored 18th Century church near Old Street, London, on the evening of November 12th 2015. After winning two successive Develop Excellence awards in 2014 and 2015, we are hopeful to do the same [...]

September 22nd, 2015|Events, News, Social|1 Comment

Guild for Developers – Website Launch

Testology organised and arranged the first Guild for Developers event three months ago and, as promised, we’re back for another great evening of drinking, socialising, networking, and sharing on October 9th (All Bar One in Guildford). Rather than give too much information away in this post, please visit the brand spanking new website to compliment [...]

September 16th, 2015|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

Testology Interview – The Guardian

Today, Andy, our MD, had his interview with the Guardian published on their online Technology space. It’s a good little insight into some of the features of QA and Andy’s background. Check it out! Inverview Here

September 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Games, Guns, Giving – G3

A couple of weeks ago, a few of the Testology crew took to the fields and stands of Gosterwood Manor to shoot guns, rep Coldplay (all will be revealed), and support the wonderful charity that is Special Effect. The Games Guns Giving event hadn’t been organised for a number of years, but it was back… [...]

September 11th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Naked testers… It’s for charity!

Now, who said naked modelling and testing don’t mix? Alex is a QA Lead, rower, naked model, charitable guy, and wearer of ridiculously luscious locks. In his final moments as a student at Warwick University, Alex took to the country and the beach to contribute some cheeky (wahaaay!) calendar shots for charity. Recently featured in [...]

September 11th, 2015|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Develop Awards 2015 – Best QA two years in a row

As we recently mentioned in our most recent post, it was the Develop industry excellence awards this week. Framed within the Develop conference, the annual trip to Brighton always promises a great occasion for socialising, catching up, celebrating awesome achievements in the games industry, and drinking a little bit too much. After a lot of [...]

July 17th, 2015|Events, News, Social|0 Comments