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As the deadline for entries fast approaches, we are very excited to announce that Bin Weevils, the unique 3D virtual world for kids, is sponsoring The Future8 Awards Web category! They will be offering a once-in-a-lifetime prize to one lucky aspiring web developer…

What makes Bin Weevils the perfect match for the Web category? is a triple BAFTA award winning virtual world for kids aged 7 to 13! The website is a fun, safe and educational community providing a wealth of relevant, topical and interactive content for kids to engage with. Children create and look after their own avatar (“weevil”), and explore all the opportunities the virtual world can offer: chat and socialise with friends, play games, watch cartoons, read books previews in the virtual library, enter competitions, create their own virtual business, and much more. Hours of entertainment are guaranteed on this unique site!


What is the prize on offer to the Web category winner?
Bin Weevils are offering the winner of The Future8 Web Award a trip to London to spend a day in the Bin Weevils studio learning about the different design and development processes for web and mobile. The winner will design a new Nest Item (a virtual good) with the web team that will feature in the website, followed by designing a new Nest Item or item of clothing with the mobile team that will feature in the brand new mobile game Weevil World, for release in Autumn 2014!
Richard Watney, CEO of 55Pixels (the company behind Bin Weevils) is pleased to offer this incredible experience to the winner: ‘these young people are the future of our industry so it’s vital we support them as much as we can. Giving them an insight into a leading gaming studio will hopefully inspire them to turn their passion into a successful career.’


Ready to develop your website into a Future8 entry? You’ve got TWO DAYS left to enter! Just head to, and enter the Web category with a link or concept file for your very own website!


Check out for the other 7 categories and prizes – final announcements coming soon!