Looking Bloody GORGEOUS! – New Scottishgames Merchandise NOW AVAILABLE!

Ladies and gentlemen, we are thrilled, delighted and downright overjoyed to introduce the brand new(ish) Scottishgames.net CORNER SHOP. Yes, now, as you read the latest news and analysis of the games business in Scotland, you can radiate cool and effortless chic with the new range of Scottishgames.net t-shirts. Ranging from casually stylish and wilfully geeky,... Continue Reading →

Scottishgames.net – On Facebook? AND Twitter?

We know you love your Scottishgames.net website, RSS feeds and e-mail updates, but did you know we're now on Facebook and Twitter too? Come and join in, it's like, the future...

Artists In Residence: Stewart Graham

A big thank you to the highly talented Stewart Graham for our most recent Scottishgames banner, Colour Clash.  Currently working with Tag Games, Stewart is a veteran of Denki and DMA Design.  He's also working on a number of other projects we hope to bring you at some point soon... You can see some of... Continue Reading →

Rockstar Rocks Scots Textiles For Desktop Dress Up Update

Rockstar is revered as one of the world's most fashionable games companies.  The publishing giant's latest line of desktop couture reflects this, with a focus on the fabrics of Scotland. Visitors to the Rockstar website can now decorate their desktops with the iconic Rockstar logo bedecked in a variety of fetching textiles including Argyle (as... Continue Reading →

Run For The Sun, Little One, You’re An Outlaw Once Again…

OK, the game this post is actually about is a brand new online title from the recently formed Mainly About Games studio, called Run From The Sun.  However, the chance to use Bucks Fizz lyrics for a headline, was just far too tempting to pass up. Please do NOT get confused.  You SHOULD go to... Continue Reading →

Awards, Commendations, Recognition, GLORY

It's awards season and Scottish companies are picking up gongs, trophies and accolades left, right and centre.  Earlier this week at the prestigious Develop Awards, which took place at a glittering and star-studded event in glamorous Brighton, recruitment agency Specialmove and CGI experts Axis Animation both scooped prizes. Specialmove, which specialises in recruitment within the... Continue Reading →

Please Welcome – The Masques

Games creators and publishers are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of using talent from outside 'the industry'.  Professional writers and musicians are now an established part of the development process - and thanks to titles such as L.A. Noire, stage and screen actors are becoming just as valued. However, the idea of using a... Continue Reading →

Reinventing Literature – Tern TV Takes On Tomes

Tern TV, although best known as a TV production company, has a well established and pioneering digital group.  The company's latest venture into the interactive world was recently picked up by Kotaku, who looked at Tern's new Digital Adaptations project. Digital Adaptations takes classic literary works and reimagines them within a virtual environment.  Turning books into... Continue Reading →

Adding Emotional Intensity – Musemantik Launches New Developer Tools

Musemantik came to our attention several months ago, after exhibiting and presenting at the excellent Engage-Invest-Exploit event at Edinburgh University's world famous Informatics School. Musemantik has now announced the launch of its first two products which are aimed at game developers and promise to increase the players engagement with games, while saving time and money.... Continue Reading →

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