A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.
The Royal Mail is issuing a new set of video games special stamps for 2020 featuring some of the most iconic games to have been developed in the UK in the 1980s and 1990s. Dundee's legendary DMA Design features prominently, with a 1st class Lemmings stamp as part of the collection, alongside much loved games... Continue Reading →
Registration is open for the 2020 Global Game Jam, with Scotland once again fielding a number of sites offering the opportunity to participate in the world's largest game jam. From January 31 to February 2, developers around the world will be taking part and attempting to make a videogame - based upon a single common... Continue Reading →
Glasgow University Launches new Games Lab a cross-disciplinary laboratory exploring how games and gaming can be used to aid research, teaching and learning.
Congratualtions to the team at NoCode, who picked up the BAFTA Scotland Games award at last night's glittering, star-studded ceremony in central Glasgow. The company fought off stiff competition from Ninja Kiwi's Adventure Time branded tower defence game and Ice Beam's procedurally-generated survive 'em-up, Socketeer, to scoop the trophy for Observation. This is NoCode's second... Continue Reading →
Scotland's space technology sector is one of the country's most exciting and innovative new industries. From microsat manufacturing and software to a growing number of space data companies and even rocket engine manufacturers, Scotland is developing a global reputation as a pioneer in the new era of commercial space exploration. Now the industry is looking... Continue Reading →