Sunday, June 01, 2008
Dundee University opens £2.5m computer games centre
'White Space' development supports games tech and computer arts research and teaching
The University of Abertay's White Space project - an area of its campus worth some £2.5m - has officially opened today to support its computer games and computer arts interests.
The facility is also home to part of the BBC Innovation group, the planning group for Creative Scotland - and also the planning team for Dare to be Digital, plus Abertay's White Space Solutions company which is dedicated to supporting local industry with digital business ideas.
The new facility has been praised by UK independent game developer association.
Abertay's Dare to be Digital competition has also been guaranteed more support from the Scottish Executive, with the provision of £56,800 to sponsor the competition during the summer.