Creative, Digital and Technology Gaming

Manchester has a fast growing gaming sector and with companies including Team 17, Smashmouth Games, Fabrik Games, Cloud Imperium and Rezzil, to name a few, calling the city home.

Manchester is also developing the next generation of gaming designers and digital storytellers, with its universities offering specialist gaming and related courses geared to the industry.

In addition, in 2021 the HOST Esports Studio was launched in the heart of MediaCity, offering a dedicated training space for local Esports and bootcamps, focused on fostering future gaming talent and supporting the development of the Esports and XR immersive community in the North West of England.

Manchester is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Europe, with strong education links and high connectivity, offering outstanding opportunities and quality of life for our team.
— Chris Roberts, CEO, Cloud Imperium Games

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