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5 Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2018

2017 was an incredible year for video games. Gamers were lucky enough to witness the resurgence of Nintendo thanks to the Switch and its first party titles Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Sony too have been in superb form, with critically acclaimed exclusives NieR:Automata, Nioh, Persona 5, and [...]

January 9th, 2018|Gaming, News|0 Comments

Acquiring Experience in the Games Industry

Short work placements aimed at secondary school and FE students can be notoriously hard to find in the games industry. There aren’t too many studios that provide work experience to young people and the ones that do can be difficult to discover. Longer internships for undergraduates are more common but can still tough to come [...]

December 19th, 2017|News, QA Tips|0 Comments

QA Is a Great Way, and Here’s Why

In our opinion, QA is one of the best routes into the games industry. We might be a little biased, but we can absolutely justify that statement! Innumerable talented people within our industry made their start in QA and Testology have proudly contributed to that count. Without opportunities in QA, many of the greatest games [...]

November 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Special Effect Fives put our football skills to the test

GFD VII continued the tradition of growing with each instalment in March, as we welcomed more than 170 people through the doors of All Bar One for an evening of networking & merriment. Somewhere in-between the 905 drinks that were enjoyed, we managed to raise more than £1700 for Special Effect! Enough to change multiple [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Events, News, Social|0 Comments

Special Effect Fives put our football skills to the test

Testology is built on a foundation of fun and games, underscoring a passion for being the best. The games we love come in all shapes and sizes, formats and flavours. Between 9am and 6pm on a weekday, we mainly concern ourselves with finding bugs in the digital kind. Last week was a little different though, [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Events, News, 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

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