Develop’s Top 100 British Studios

Develop Magazine is putting together its list of the UK's 100 top developers, to be released in June, in association with the fine folks at UKIE.  In past years, studios were judged solely on revenue generation.  However this year's list promises to be rather different. Here's how the magazine describes the 2013 process: Studios of... Continue Reading →

UKTI Multi-Platform App Mission To Silicon Valley

UK Trade and Industry (UKTI) is looking for up to 25 leading app developers from across the United Kingdom to join them on a trade mission to silicon valley, to learn from America's leading brands, platforms and companies.  The mission takes place on the 17th - 21st June 2013.We are currently recruiting B2B and B2C... Continue Reading →

Jobs! WeeWorld Recruiting Shiny New iOS Developer

Glasgow based WeeWorld are on the lookout for a new iOS developer who can play a key part in the companies' future on the platform. With a global audience of over 40M registered WeeMees, WeeWorld provides a fun, visual environment that encourages self-expression and creativity. Don't say we're nae good to ye! For more details, check... Continue Reading →

IDEAScotland: New Innovation Centre Opens In Dundee

IDEAScotland (Innovation and Digital Enterprise Alliance Scotland) is a new innovation centre located in Dundee's University of Abertay.  The centre will support start-ups in the digital, technology and creative sectors. IDEAScotland has been created by Scottish internet giant brightsolid, along with DC Thomson, the university of Dundee and the university of Abertay.  It will offer successful... Continue Reading →

The Future Of Games In Scotland – Live on TV

Scotland Tonight, STV's flagship news programme featured a brief discussion on the future of Scotland's games industry last night. Featuring Interactive Scotland's Alisdair Gunn, industry commentator, writer, comedian and gamer, Robert Florence and your editor (Brian Baglow, me...), the discussion covered the current state of the games industry, the issues it faces and how it... Continue Reading →

Impossible Road

Pythagoras.  Newton.  Leibniz.  Lovelace.  Curie.  Einstein.  Jones.  Shakespeare.  Braben.  Crammond.  Molyneux.  Miyamoto.  Persson.  Ventura.  The list of luminaries, sages and other professional thinking persons is an illustrious roll call of history's most creative visionaries. Their achievements are legend.  Their legacy timeless.  These are the forerunners, the shining ones, the immortals who illuminate the darkness and... Continue Reading →

Going Global: Learn About Localising

It's a big wide world out there, kids.  Many countries now enjoy videogames and a number of markets, have huge - and we're talking enormous - audiences.  Yet many game developers don't support these markets and don't publish their games in anything other than good old-fashioned English. This can be a problem.  It limits your... Continue Reading →

Spy Quest – East Kilbride based Polybius Games sleuths into hotels and schools worldwide.

Once upon a time (well, in the early 80s), there was an arcade machine that slipped onto the sticky floored arcades of Oregon. No one knew where it came from, only its name - hailing from the Greek Historian, Polybius, known for his cryptography work and the creator of the Polybius cipher. It caused chaos... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games Expanding, Recruiting New Staff, Moving To New Office

Dundee's YoYo Games, the company behind the rather awesome Game Maker software has announced that it is expanding. YoYo currently employs 25 people, but is looking for around 25 more to help the company keep pace with the rapid evolution of the global games market and demand for Game Maker: Studio, which YoYo claims is... Continue Reading →

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