Kids’ Trends of Q3 2018: Baby Shark, Gacha, Fortnite and memes…

At the start of this year we asked PopJammers about their trend predictions for 2018 and have followed each quarter to see how accurate they were. Slime, squishies, unicorns and iPhones have been huge this year. Fidget spinners didn’t last the year and no one saw Fortnite coming, but as usual the experts on kids … Continue reading Kids’ Trends of Q3 2018: Baby Shark, Gacha, Fortnite and memes…

Who did actual kids vote for at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2016?

The British Academy Children’s Awards is one of the most anticipated events in the UK kids’ industry and beyond, attracting and celebrating the very best of children’s entertainment across all screens. This year, we were called upon to help shape some of the nominee shortlists; the results are in and it has been another phenomenal … Continue reading Who did actual kids vote for at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2016?

SuperAwesome at Casual Connect Europe

For those who haven't heard... Casual Connect Europe runs from the 4th-6th February (that's THIS WEEK). This year, not only will  we be meeting with our industry friends and leaders: we'll be sharing our expertise with the floor... Casual Connect  is the premiere event for the casual games industry. With over 6,500 professionals attending Casual Connect each … Continue reading SuperAwesome at Casual Connect Europe

SuperAwesome launches kid-safe advertising for Unity and Oculus!

  Last month, we were pleased to announce the latest version of our kid-safe ad server, AwesomeAds. Already supporting iOS, Android, Flash and open web, we now add two more strings to our bow… Unity and Oculus! The AwesomeAds platform already reaches 200M kids every month and is used by hundreds of apps and games around the world … Continue reading SuperAwesome launches kid-safe advertising for Unity and Oculus!

Meet Future8 Games category winner – Seb Gallop

  Continuing our winners' streak, we meet with the amazing Future8 Games category winner, Seb Gallop! Seb has won a once-in-a-lifetime prize experience with Stick Sports, with his highly detailed game concept, 'Lifeless City'. We ask him what inspired his entry and what he is looking forward to about his prize. Seb Gallop is a … Continue reading Meet Future8 Games category winner – Seb Gallop

Tips and Inspiration from Games Category Judge – Jo Scalpello

Jo Scalpello, our Future8 Games Category judge, has worked in marketing for leading tech brands including PlayStation and EA Games! We caught up with Jo to find out what she is looking for in Games Category entries! Check out Jo’s entry tips video here for tips and advice on what she’s really looking for in … Continue reading Tips and Inspiration from Games Category Judge – Jo Scalpello

Meet Games Category Judge – Jo Scalpello!

The Future8 team have spent some time with our expert judges to gain insights into their industry experience and see what Tips and Advice they have for Future8 Awards entrants. We met with Games Category judge Jo Scalpello, Head of Partnerships at Blinkbox to talk all things tech, gaming and The Future8 Awards. Jo has … Continue reading Meet Games Category Judge – Jo Scalpello!

Is your Future8 entry a winner?!

Is your Future8 entry a winner? Whether you have entered the Future8 Awards, or just about to, or really want to, here are a few tips to make sure you're on to a winner!! Our panel of expert judges want to see the best creative and digital talent out there! With 8 different categories there’s … Continue reading Is your Future8 entry a winner?!

“Nearly real things”: What do kids think of Virtual Reality?

Virtual Reality is back in the news. Facebook surprised the world back in March by paying $2bn to acquire leading VR firm and 3D goggle-maker Oculus Rift. Since then, the hysteria, cynicism and speculation subsided. However, in the past few days, Oculus Rift has reappeared in the headlines. First it was announced, on 30 April, that the headset … Continue reading “Nearly real things”: What do kids think of Virtual Reality?