World Exclusive – Moops – New From Red Radiant Media

The past weekend saw the ever awesome Game In Scotland event take place in Dundee.  A recruitment fair, networking opportunity, platform for new talent and general shindig for the games industry in Scotland, it introduced a whole range of entirely new companies, working across a huge range of new and interesting areas of interactive entertainment.... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – On Now…

The 2012 Game In Scotland event is happening NOW in Dundee.  If you're not here, you're missing out.  LIVE on stage they have speakers from many of the country's most rapidly evolving games companies. Colin MacDonald, commissioning editor for games from Channel 4 opened proceedings and outlined how far ahead of the curve Scotland is... Continue Reading →

What Is Conpulsion?

This is a guest editorial from long-standing friend of scottishgames.net Phil Harris... “What is Conpulsion?”, I hear you cry? Well let’s answer you all then. Conpulsion is Scotland’s Premier Gaming Convention. We bring people from all walks of gaming together with roleplaying, board games, wargames, card games and, introduced last year, video games all featured at the... Continue Reading →

An In At Outplay

Prior to this weekend's festival of games-related recruitment opportunity and wonder, Dundee's own venture-backed social gaming outfit Outplay Entertainment is looking for a variety of summer interns. Covering roles from art and programming through to community management, marketing and data analysis, there's something for everyone. The words 'talented' and 'creative' were mentioned, which certainly covers... Continue Reading →

Tickets Going Fast For UKIE Scotland Launch Event

If you're in central Scotland on March 27th (next Tuesday), you owe it to yourself to come along to the first UKIE Scotland event focusing on accessing finance. Key speakers include Jo Twist and Andy Payne - the CEO and Chair of UKIE as well as representatives from a number of other organisations offering practical... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Games Awards On TONIGHT – Including Dare Ones To Watch Trophy

If you work in the game industry and you're wondering why it's all gone very quiet down in London right now, It's the BAFTA Games awards tonight.  The famous BAFTA masks will be handed out for outstanding achievement in the field of excellence, to games from all platforms and covering all manner of genres.  Denki... Continue Reading →

UKIE Scotland Hosting Access To Finance Event For Games Industry

The newly established Scottish arm of the UK Interactive Enertainment organisation (UKIE) is to host its first ever event on the afternoon of Tuesday March 27th. Focusing on how companies within the interactive industry can access finance and find funding, the event brings together speakers from a wide range of backgrounds, exploring a range of... Continue Reading →

News From Holyrood – Cross-Party Group On Videogames Technology

Last night saw the first meeting of the new cross-party group on videogames technology at the Scottish Parliament. Convened by MSP Joe Fitzpatrick, whose constituency covers Dundee, the group is designed to look at the whole games sector and how it can do business more effectively in Scotland. Despite many companies attending the Game Developer... Continue Reading →

Survey – Grown Up Gaming

It's request time, readers.  Anthony Reynolds from Glasgow University is looking for people to help his research into gaming culture and mature content in videogames.  It's not another survey into violent games = violent behaviour.  Rather he's looking for input from gamers to help shape the research itself. If you can spare 10 minutes at... Continue Reading →

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