Bedfordshire graduates reach final stages of nationwide Tranzfuser gaming competition

Article Header Image

Graduates from the University of Bedfordshire are one of 13 nationwide teams to reach the final stages of the Tranzfuser gaming competition.

The team, called Fusebox Inc., includes three University of Bedfordshire graduates from the BSc Computer Games Development course and one post-graduate researcher from the School of Computer Science and Technology.

Tranzfuser is a national competition for graduate games talent. The School will host the team as a ‘Local Hub’ for the project.

Participating teams will work on their individual games over the course of the summer, working to produce a playable demo for a large consumer games show in the Autumn. There they will vie for the attention of the playing public, standing alongside the AAA games of 2019.

This year’s competition also sees the teams attend a bootcamp-style ‘Practice Pitch’ event in Dundee where they will practice their pitching skills to a range of industry professionals in preparation for the full pitch to the UK Games Fund team at the Autumn consumer show.

The Practice Pitch event will determine which teams go on to exhibit at the consumer games show later this year.

Teams are competing for support of up to £25,000 for the development of their project.

Dr Paul Sant, Head of School Computer Science and Technology at University of Bedfordshire said: “It’s an excellent opportunity for Bedfordshire graduates to work on a games project and pitch to a national audience.

“Well done to the team on their proposal, and good luck for the project!”

More News Header Image

Bedfordshire students take the stage at Standon Calling festival

Thu 18 July, 2019

University of Bedfordshire students have been given the chance to gain work experience at boutique music and arts festival Standon Calling this July.

Bedfordshire celebrates eighth place in University Green League

Tue 16 July, 2019

The University of Bedfordshire is celebrating being ranked 8th out of 154 UK universities in the latest People & Planet University ‘Green League’.

Bedfordshire welcomes Key Stage 3 students to STEM and HSS activity day

Tue 16 July, 2019

The University of Bedfordshire opened its doors to hundreds of high school students for a day of workshops aimed to inspire them to enter careers in STEM and HSS.

Discover Courses Header Image

Applied Education Studies

An ideal course if you already work or volunteer in a primary, nursery or special school (e.g. as a nursery nurse,…

Project Management - MSc

Effective project management is the key to the success of organisations in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors. This course…

Social Work

On this practice-based social work course, your studies will be supervised by experienced practitioners, and you can expect an induction, a…

Contact Us

By telephone
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1234 400 400

Outside office hours
(Campus Watch)
+44 (0)1582 74 39 89

By email
(international) (student support) (registration) (exchanges)

By post
University of Bedfordshire
University Square