Thursday, 16 December 2010


The Times newspaper named them as two of the top ten Brits who changed video gaming forever. Now, Birmingham Metropolitan College is bringing the games industry to you with our special event, An Evening With... The Oliver Twins. Meet Philip and Andrew Oliver of Blitz Games Studios, hear them talk exclusively about their 30 years of industry experience and get advice on how you can get into gaming.
After starting their career as bedroom programmers in the 1980s, Philip and Andrew Oliver went on to found one of Britain’s most successful games development studios. Their Midlands-based company now boasts six distinct divisions, producing casual games, mature games, serious games, downloadable titles and creating their licensable middleware, BlitzTech. The computer games industry is one of the fastest growing business and entertainment sectors in the world, with career pathways including Games Designer, 3D Animator / Modeller, Concept Artist, Programmer and many more. Find out more by following gamesdev
on Twitter and coming to our first An Evening With... event.
You could even win an iPod Touch.
£2.50 BMC students £3 anyone else 25.01.11 - 7.00pm James Watt Campus To reserve or book a place[s] either telephone 0121 503 8528
or e-mail or book online at James Watt Campus Aldridge Road, Great Barr B44 8NE
For more information on Games Design at Birmingham Met College please email