The Games Hub

Encouraging the gaming giants of tomorrow

Game on!

The Games Hub encourages the ideas and innovation to create tomorrow's successful computer games companies.

Each year we run a 40-week development programme for aspiring game and app developers. 


Creating tomorrow's games

Since 2014 The Games Hub has fostered the skills and creativity of more than 50 individuals.

Five small businesses have been formed and spun-out of the hub, and some have won international awards. The 40-week programme includes: 

  • an award-winning games development programme
  • expert tutoring, mentoring and support throughout
  • subjects covered include design, monetization, IP ownership, marketing
  • studio space in vibrant, modern, offices at Parkside Office Village


How to apply

Application rounds for The Games Hub programme run annually.

To apply for the next programme visit the The Games Hub website.

Expert mentoring

You’ll have the opportunity to be mentored by Steve Huckle, who created The Games Hub in 2014. 

Steve is a Bafta-nominated and top 10 Creative England top 50 Future Leader. In 2016 Steve won an Essex Innovation 50 award, and he has more than 30 years’ experience of developing digital computer games. His portfolio includes Tomb Raider, The Sims, and Transformers Universe.

Explore the games

Nurtured by The Games Hub: 

The following teams have been through our 40-week programme, and have created a portfolio of new computer games.

Get in touch
Get in touch
Steve Huckle Director
The Games Hub, 2 The Green House, Knowledge Gateway, Nesfield Road, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3ZL