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BAFTA has announced the 54 talented finalists, from across the UK, for the 12th nationwide BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition.

Aysheq Hussain (18) and Niamh MacNamee (16), both from Birmingham, have been shortlisted for the prestigious BAFTA YGD Game Making Award for their games ‘Imagibot - Saves Eden Green’ and ‘Colour Coded’ respectively.

Following the success of last year and in the interest of accessibility, the winners of this year’s BAFTA Young Game Designers competition will be announced in a pre-produced digital show. The BAFTA YGD Ceremony will be streamed on BAFTA’s Kids & Teens YouTube channel, with highlights and clips from the show available to watch on Twitter (@BAFTAGames) and LinkedIn.

The brilliant, brainy card game that’s great for keeping children engaged and entertained.

Plus it’s perfectly compact so ideal for traveling and holidays with the youngsters. The May half term is fast approaching and parents may be dreading flights abroad or long drives to the grandparents with their sprogs fighting in the backseat.

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) has partnered with the West Midlands — an administrative district in the UK — in a bid to position the region as a ‘global esports hub’. Led by the West Midlands Growth Company, a 10-year Strategic Framework Agreement has been signed to bolster the region’s credentials as an esports centre.

Video games publisher Electronic Arts says it is going to stop making Fifa branded football titles. It is one of the most profitable brands in gaming history, but the cost of the licence was one reason why the decision was made to ditch the partnership.

EA will continue to make football video games, but from 2023 they will come under a new banner, EA Sports FC. Fifa says it plans to release its own rival games, saying: "The Fifa name is the only global, original title."