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REVEAL in the Classroom

As part of REVEAL, project partners developed an innovative approach for using Educational Environmental Narrative (EEN) games in the classroom. Originally developed and trialled with partners at UTC Sheffield, this video shows the final product being used with pupils at Mercia School in Sheffield. The approach is broadly based on the ideas behind "Anchored Instruction" [...]

By |2019-03-11T08:10:39+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

REVEAL Publishes Developer Resources

23rd January 2019 REVEAL Publishes Developer Resources The EU 'REVEAL' project which has produced two virtual reality games for Sony’s PlayStation®VR platform, is now making its technologies and resources freely available to other developers. REVEAL’s consortium of European universities and game development studios, has already released “The Chantry” game based inside the house of pioneering [...]

By |2019-01-23T10:51:50+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PlayStation® VR research project ends with a celebratory week of events

Sheffield Hallam University will host multiple gaming events this week as a two-year virtual reality (VR) project comes to an end. The University has been leading the EU 'REVEAL' project since it began in 2017 and has led to two VR games being developed for Sony's Playstation®4 console. Steel Minions, Hallam's in-house games studio, releasedThe [...]

By |2019-01-23T10:27:08+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

“The Chantry” Launched on European PlayStation Store

REVEAL's first case study project, "The Chantry" was released today across Europe on the PlayStation®Store. The game, which has been developed by The Steel Minions Studio at Sheffield Hallam University, is an Educational Environmental Narrative game created using the REVEAL technologies. In the next stage of the project, all the technology including the source code [...]

By |2018-09-18T11:09:23+00:00September 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Steel Minions’ Sony Collaboration Shortlisted for National Award

The partnership is in the running to be named 'Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration' at this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) Awards. The shortlisting is recognition for the work of the University's in-house game studio, Steel Minions - a research laboratory and teaching studio in Hallam's Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI). Under the PlayStation®First [...]

By |2018-09-12T11:59:47+00:00September 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

REVEAL heads to IEEE VR in Reutlingen

Dr. Jake Habgood and Dr. David Moore from the Sheffield Hallam University / Steel Minions team are heading to Reutlingen this week to present a paper at the IEEE VR conference. The paper entitled "Rapid, Continuous Movement Between Nodes as an Accessible VR Locomotion Technique" describes the results of an empirical study used to develop [...]

By |2018-09-18T13:20:48+00:00March 16th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

REVEAL Heads to CHI Play in Amsterdam

Dr. Jake Habgood from the Sheffield Hallam University / Steel Minions team is heading to Amsterdam this week to present a paper at the CHI Play conference. The paper entitled “HCI Lessons from PlayStation VR” reviews every PlayStation VR title released in the first three months of its lifecycle in order to identify emerging themes [...]

By |2018-09-18T13:18:30+00:00October 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments


Sheffield Hallam University is one of the largest universities in the UK with more than 30,000 students and 4,000 staff offering over 700 courses. The university has 30 research centres which have outstanding success in government research exercises, income generation and industrial co-operation by coupling fundamental research in areas of international standing to the exploration [...]

By |2018-08-23T18:10:30+00:00March 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments