• World’s first dedicated cultural centre for games opens in Nottingham, Saturday 28 March

    Five-storey building in the heart of Nottingham’s Creative Quarter to promote the diverse cultural, educational, economic and social benefits of games A mixture of permanent and constantly-changing exhibitions suitable for all ages First major exhibition Jump! examines the history and craft behind one of the medium’s most fundamental pleasures A History of Games in 100 [...]
  • The story so far…

    As we're just about to open the doors of The National Videogame Arcade, it seemed like a good moment to take a look back at what's happened so far at GameCity. GameCity started life as a small festival in Nottingham, almost ten years ago. Partnering with Nottingham Trent University, Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies and [...]
  • Fun and Games

    GameCity loves bringing people together, that's how we started. Whilst our annual festival will always deliver the best possible October half-term of videogame culture to you, our new home at the NVA is going to be serving up brilliant events all year round. There's going to be a rich programme of events for everyone at [...]
  • Jump!

    Double jumping, triple jumping, wall jumping, rocket jumping, buddy jumping, ground pounding… Come with us as we explore the ups and downs of videogames - how game makers combine art and science to create forms of locomotion or movement in which an organism or non-living mechanical system propels itself through the air. Or jumping, as we [...]