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Showing computer science as a discipline but still encouraging adults to do battle with virtual pants, the new £2.5 million centre for videogaming is about to open.
Marking Richard III's burial in Leicester Cathedral we look back at the top ten stories about the dramatic discovery of the last Plantaganet king of England.
Benedict Cumberbatch revealed as Richard III's second cousin as actor prepares to read at reinterment ceremony
Ahead of the cathedral ceremony, genealogists have produced a family tree which shows the Oscar nominee is the last Plantagenet king's Richard 16 times removed second cousin.
Professor Caroline Wilkinson has reconstructed the head of Richard III, reflecting the blond hair and blue eyes of the king based on DNA evidence from his remains.
Loved by Hilary Mantel and mentored by American photographer Stephen Shore, photographer George Miles explains how his Views of Matlock Bath came into being.
University of Leicester releases timelapse video of second excavation at site where King Richard III was found
A behind-the-scenes, 11-minute video of the dig at the Grey Friars car park, created with a camera powered by a car battery, has been released by the University of Leicester.
"What a chap": Pink granite column with links to Roman Emperor's villa found in Nottinghamshire park
Searching for medival artefacts in Rufford Abbey Country Park, archaeologists have found what they believe is a granite boulder separated from a statue of a Roman goddess in 1938.
Metal detectorist's "outstanding" 17th century silver seal discovery bought by National Civil War Centre
The silver seal of an important Civil War soldier, described as the best ever discovery of a late metal detectorist who found it in a field in 2004, will go on public display at Newark's new museum.
The first intact medieval stone coffin in Leicester contained a crucifix and had a holy position close to high altar, say archaeologists who are speculating that the woman's name could have been......