Trap Mansion – New From Too Easy Games

Jinkys! We have a new company AND a new game to introduce today.  Too Easy Games is a new indie games studio based in Dundee and formed by four Abertay graduates. The company has already released its first title, a halloween-themed puzzler called Trap Mansion, in which players must negotiate the pitfalls (literally) of a... Continue Reading →

GTA V Confirmed For Spring 2013

Rockstar Games has announced that the much anticipated GTA V is due for release in Spring 2013.  The game will be available for pre-order from November 5th. The game is currently in development at Rockstar North HQ in Edinburgh.  Could this be the biggest selling GTA title yet?  To date, the series has sold over... Continue Reading →

Introducing – Beartrap Games

Please welcome Beartrap Games.  A new development studio based in Dundee.  Beartrap has been created by four experienced developers, with backgrounds in several of the city's most notable games companies. Fin McGechie, Gordon McLean, James Scanlan and Grant Alexander have joined forces to create a multi-platform developer, with big ambitions.  The company is pro-actively looking... Continue Reading →

BAFTA In Scotland Announce 2012 Nominees

The nominations for the 2012 BAFTA In Scotland awards were announced yesterday.  Alongside the glamour and household names in the film and actor categories, the far more vital and fascinating games category nominees were named. They are, in no particular order: Bad Hotel - Lucky Frame iBomber Defense Pacific - Cobra Golf Squared - Dynamo Games Bad Hotel is, we all know, a tower... Continue Reading →

Culture Secretary Admits Games Companies May Be Hiding

A mere six weeks after the Scottish Games Network set the world afire with a detailed dissection of the Economic Contribution Study, PR company Media House has sprung into action and written a letter expressing concern to cabinet secretary for culture and external affairs, Fiona Hyslop, according to The Drum. Ms Hyslop replied that the... Continue Reading →

Inceptional – Officially Not A Film

We're always delighted to welcome a new company to the Scottish Games Network.  It's even better when the company in question has just completed its very own boss fight with a major media giant, which was trying to crush it like a bug underfoot. So please welcome Inceptional Games.  Based in Edinburgh, the company was... Continue Reading →

Daley Thompson’s Decathlon Is BACK For iOS & Android

If you're a dedicated retro-gamer, or if you're just old, you'll be familiar with the classic sports title, Daley Thompson's Decathlon.  Originally publisher in 1984 (by Ocean, fact fans...), the game offered players the chance to compete in the ten Decathlon events as the multiply-medalled and incredibly idolised Daley Thompson. The game was famous as... Continue Reading →

Scottish Companies Nominated In TIGA Awards

The 2012 TIGA Awards nominations have been announced, with several Scottish companies and teams included.  There are several categories where Scotland is well represented - most notably the student games category which, thanks to Dare to be Digital, we dominate almost entirely. However there are many categories which rather inexplicably don't include any games from... Continue Reading →

4Talent 4Dundee 4Shizzle

4Talent, Channel 4's new talent scheme will be in Dundee tomorrow, hosting a workshop aimed at 16-25 year olds who are interested in games development as a career, a goal and a fabulous way of life. Channel 4 has worked closely with local industry to pull together a who's-who of speakers, participants and experts from... Continue Reading →

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