In an era of smartphones, kids are still doing old-school role-play

“Go outside and play” is a phrase used by parents across the world. You’ve either said it, or heard it, a thousand times. But now, in the era of tablets and smartphones and increasing opportunity to have just as much fun inside as out, does the concept of what it means to play need to … Continue reading In an era of smartphones, kids are still doing old-school role-play

Was 2016 really “the worst year ever”? Kids give their opinions

To say that 2016 was a memorable year for the majority of the adult world may be an understatement. Many breathed a sigh of relief as this new year began - but how much did the apocalyptic media coverage of 2016 really affect centennials? We spoke to over 800 8-18 year olds from the US … Continue reading Was 2016 really “the worst year ever”? Kids give their opinions

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?

Nintendo UK starts the kids conversation on mobile with PopJam!

We’re pleased to announce that Nintendo, the gaming giants behind Super Mario, Animal Crossing, Tomodachi Life and Splatoon, have joined PopJam to safely engage and interact with kids in the UK on mobile and tablet. PopJam, the largest kids-only social content platform in the UK (and part of our platform since September), is already being … Continue reading Nintendo UK starts the kids conversation on mobile with PopJam!

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

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

Games Category Prize ANNOUNCED: Launch your Game with Stick Sports!

Three days to go! We are incredibly excited to announce that the Future8 Awards Games category will be sponsored by top sports game creators, Stick Sports! The winner of the Games category will get a once in a lifetime chance to develop their game with Stick Sports’ CEO, Paul Collins. What is getting us so … Continue reading Games Category Prize ANNOUNCED: Launch your Game with Stick Sports!