Bafta-nominated young game designers taking on real-world issues

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Young video gamers are incorporating the large issues that substance to them into crippled designs, successful the anticipation their concepts volition go a reality.

Bafta has announced 51 finalists successful its Young Game Designer of the twelvemonth competition.

Amongst those shortlisted are 11-year-old Finley, from Dorset, who has designed Seas of Salvation, wherever the subordinate collects discarded and integrative from the water to progress.

Habiballah, 14, from Berkshire, decided to physique a crippled called Rewind, which looks astatine 5 stages of grief.

Meanwhile, 15-year-old Emily, from Surrey, has been shortlisted for A Splash of Colour, wherever the main quality - inspired by Covid-19 restrictions - restores colour to a fading world.

The winners, who volition person their concepts made into moving games, are owed to beryllium announced connected Thursday.

Video Journalist: Ben Moore

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