Games Academy Facilities

Falmouth has one of the largest dedicated game development studio spaces of any UK university. Our students have access to spacious, team-focused, professional-standard studios; as well as a dedicated craft room, breakout spaces, and a range of industry-standard software, management tools and game engines. 

Our large games development studios are open late during term time, encouraging creative collaborations between students. Students also have access to weekly life drawing sessions, motion capture suits, augmented reality and mixed reality technology, and 3D printers.

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Industry-standard tools and software

Available equipment and tools include:

  • Portable VR systems including the Oculus Quest 2
  • Microsoft Hololens and Hololens 2
  • Over 400 high-end computers for development, over half featuring the latest Nvidia RTX graphics cards
  • Wacom Cintiqs and Intuos Pros
  • Sony PlayStation development kits
  • Xsens MVN Awinda motion capture suits
  • Android and iOS mobile development kits
  • Studiobricks voiceover recording studio
  • A range of audio field recording kits
  • A vast equipment stores with loanable items like headphones, game controllers and graphics tablets
  • Electronics and robotics R&D lab

Our software includes:

  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk MotionBuilder
  • Pixologic ZBrush
  • Algorithmic Substance Suite
  • MVN Studio (motion capture)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • SideFX Houdini
  • Marmoset Toolbag
  • Marvellous Designer

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