Interface3 & Science Festival Making Games REAL

Edinburgh's Interface3 is a company best known for touch surface technology, augmented reality and co-located games.  More recently Interface3 launched its dedicated games label, Tigerface, which is creating multiplayer educational experiences aimed at kids using the same device. Now however, Interface3 has worked with the Edinburgh Science Festival to create PLAY DAY, a real world... Continue Reading →

Inceptional’s Light Hero Blasts Onto iOS

Edinburgh's Inceptional hit the headlines late last year, with their initial release Save Santi, as well as news that the company was not the Hollywood movie, Inception. Now Inceptional is back with its second title, Light Hero, a defiantly retro-styled shoot-em-up (or 'shmup' if you want to sound like you're down with the gamers...), out... Continue Reading →

Marketing, reviews, and mobile may all determine if your game is a hit or a flop

Hard data to back up what I've been saying for the last five years. If you do not support your game, if you do not consider your target audience. If you do not actively create some buzz and get excited about your game, you are abandoning the project you lavished 100% of your talent, creativity... Continue Reading →

Scotland IS Digital Media Awards…

Scotland IS is the country's trade body for all software, IT and creative technology businesses in Scotland. The organisation runs an annual competition to find Scotland's best software companies and the 2013 call for entries is now open. While there are no specific games categories, there are several awards which could be appropriate for Scotland's... Continue Reading →

Scottish Government Cross Party Group On Videogames Technology Announces New Convenor & Next Meeting

The cross-party group on videogames technology was started in early 2012 by MSP Joe Fitzpatrick.  The group met in March that same year - while GDC was on - yet still attracted a standing room only crowd, to hear from speakers including Denki's Colin Anderson, Scottish Enterprise  and TIGA. The group's initial meeting was more... Continue Reading →

Reloaded Productions Announces Kickstarter Campaign For New APB Game

Reloaded Productions, the team behind the free-to-play MMO APB Reloaded, announced exclusively at GDC last night, that they are working on a new title within the APB franchise - and have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the game. APB Vendetta will be a first-person shooter, which incorporates competitive multiplayer with free-running/parkour elements, allowing players... Continue Reading →

Scotland At GDC, Ladies & Gentlemen…

We rarely get to see any coverage of Scotland's presence at the Game Developer Conference, so thank you to Lazy Tech Guys, for posting their thoughts on the country's remarkable marketing efforts out in San Francisco. You can also check out this year's Game On brochure, that celebrates all things gaming.  Or read about the... Continue Reading →

GamesCom Cologne – UKIE UK Pavillion

GamesCom, the industry and consumer videogames event, runs in Cologne (Germany) from August 21st - 25th.  The show has grown over the last several years into one of the world's largest games events, pulling in every major player from the development and publishing sectors. The UK Interactive Entertainment organisation (UKIE) is working with the department... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Speaker Presentations

Ten very different companies gave ten very different talks and presentations at the 2013 Game In Scotland event.  As part of our exclusive coverage of the event, we're delighted to make those presentation files available to the world... Romana Ramzan - Denki - GIS2013RomanaRamzan David Hamilton - Ninja Kiwi - David Hamilton - Ninja Kiwi - GIS2013... Continue Reading →

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