Play THE OFFICIAL and/or die. Apparently.

Occasionally we receive intriguing e-mails, or notifications of new games in development that we weren't aware of.  Even more infrequently, this unknown new game can be astonishing, impressive, truly original or bewildering and terrifying. The Official sits neatly in the middle of those last two categories.  There's something particularly creepy about the retro, low polygon... Continue Reading →

Young Rewired State Wants YOU!

So you're a games/apps/web/tech veteran. Now what? It might be a good opportunity to change up your weekend and help shape some young impressionable minds by volunteering as a mentor/judge at the much talked about Young Rewired State event happening in Aberdeen this weekend. The event challenges teenagers to come up with inventive coded solutions... Continue Reading →

Battle Dungeon – Too Hardcore For iOS

Hunted Cow's latest release is Battle Dungeon, a multiplayer strategy game for Apple devices, which has already been branded 'too hard core for iOS' by the games press. The game challenges players to assemble a party of warriors, archers and clerics, train them, equip them and then take them into battle - playing against other... Continue Reading →

Best. App. Ever. Yours?

Steel Media is the company behind the hugely popular Pocketgamer websites and which now owns the 148apps website too. Now the company has just announced the 2012 BEST APP EVER competition. As the name suggests, it is an awards competition, designed to find the world's best apps - across all platforms and formats. The competition... Continue Reading →

Namaball & Lif – New Titles From Gamevial

Edinburgh's Gamevial is a development studio focusing on browser-based gaming.  The company is one of the most prolific developers in the country, having created around 100 titles, which can be found and played through the Gamevial website. Gamevial's titles can best be described as 'diverse'.  The company has released games including Russia's Army, a multi-player... Continue Reading →

Out Now – Where Are Your Games? Cross Promoting Scotland…

So in the run up to the joy of Christmas and the virtual madness of thousands of new apps, price drops, sales, new handsets, the closure of Open Feint and the many, many days of stress and madness to come, we thought we'd do something lovely for all of the games companies in Scotland. If... Continue Reading →

Got A Match, Pal?

If, like your editor, you replied, 'Yes, George Clooney, though he's greyer, less stylish, and knows way less about the games industry in Scotland," you win a lovely sweater. If however, you wondered who's like you and indeed, why so many of them are dead, then the chances are you're the target audience for the... Continue Reading →

Billions And Billions Of Blazing Bubbles! And Dragons

Outplay Entertainment, the venture-backed team of pro zany funsters in Dundee are back with a new game and it's effervescent with dragony goodness. Bubble Blaze is a classic bubble busting extravaganza, known and loved by billions of buoyant bubble bursters all over the cosmos. Outplay promises that Bubble Blaze will bring new depths to the... Continue Reading →

University Of Abertay Seeking Prototype Fund Portfolio Manager

The Prototype Fund, overseen by the University of Abertay has been responsible for many of the new companies now listed in the Scottish Games Network company directory, setting up and locating in Dundee. The fund offers grants of up to £25,000 to small companies based anywhere in the UK, to create sustainable new digital and... Continue Reading →

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