Train2Game News Legends of gaming live


Tickets to London’s biggest gaming extravaganza of the year are now on sale as Upper Street Events and Endemol release the first batch of tickets for Legends of Gaming Live at Alexandra Palace.

Public days are Friday 4th – Sunday 6th September 2015 and tickets are now available for morning (9.00am – 2:30pm) or afternoon sessions (4:00pm – 9:30pm), priced at £21.99 per person per session.

Each ticket allows access to the vast expo hall, which will feature the latest games from some of the biggest names in the industry, in addition to the Legends of Gaming Arena – a 5,000 capacity hall which will feature live competitions, on-stage demonstrations and appearances from some of the UK’s most popular gaming YouTubers.

A very limited number of VIP tickets are also available for each session which, among other things, offer access to a private lounge, a special VIP viewing area and the opportunity to meet and greet some of the YouTubers in attendance. Full details are available on the Legends of Gaming website.

Legends of Gaming Live will feature a number of first UK appearances from some of the year’s hottest games. Exhibitors confirmed so far include GAME, Nintendo, Asus, Konami, 2K Games, Intel, Cooler Master, GT Omega, Mattessons, Emerge and Roto VR.

Legends of Gaming Live is powered by GAME, the UK’s largest videogame retailer.

Details of the trade event will be revealed soon.

Tickets are available now from:

Train2Game News Endemol Job deadline approaching

EndemolThe deadline for the position at Endemol is fast approaching, get your application in quickly if you want a chance to work on some great projects.

A position like this doesn’t come along very often with the possibility to work on some good intellectual properties like Catchphrase and Pointless with a chance of getting one of your ideas off the ground with a strong team behind you. A job here would gain you great experience for future prospects you may have.

The deadline for the position is this Friday June 27.

To read more about the position you can see the previous post here and you can apply by visting

Train2Game News Endemol Job Opening

EndemolTrain2Game spoke to Endemol UK on behalf of the students and they are looking to hire Digital Creative’s to help conceptualise and build amazing apps and games.

Endemol UK is one of Britain’s largest independent production companies and is behind some of TV’s biggest hits including Big Brother, Pointless, 8 out of 10 Cats and Ripper Street to name just a few.  Endemol Games have a proven track-record in creating TV show branded games and are building an exciting and original portfolio of products for worldwide distribution.

They are looking to hire two creative individuals who are passionate about games and other forms of digital media to join our digital creative team. The contract will initially be for 3 months. The work is full-time and paid at a monthly rate of £1300 gross income.

What are you looking for in an employee?

We’re looking for friendly individuals who have creative flair but also the technical ability to back it up.

What advice could you give to an applicant?

Any games you can show us that you’ve worked on in the past would be a huge advantage.

Can you tell us anymore about what the successful applicant will be working on?

We have some great IP’s at Endemol, from  Deal or No Deal to Mr.Bean, if you have an idea that fits any of our brands we’d be keen to look at developing it further. That said, we’re also offering the freedom to come up with completely original and unique IP’s. Have an idea for the next Instagram or Candy Crush? We’ll work together to make it happen.

What skills are you looking for?

We’re looking for someone with any level of programming skill, however if you can show us a game or two you’ve made in software such as Construct 2, GameMaker or Stencyl, we’ll be more than happy to consider you for the role!

Where will the job be?

Endemol UK is based in West London

To apply and get further details for this exciting opportunity to further your games career visit