Guerilla Tea’s 2nd Birthday – Beer, Cake and a Game Release!

As of today, we’ve been in business for 2 years. It’s scary how quickly the time has gone by. We could describe the past year as ‘tumultuous’ to say the least and it’s been an awesome learning experience. It’s still very early days for Guerilla Tea, but throughout the last year we’ve built up a... Continue Reading →

The DEMO SCENE – The Best New Digital Art You’ve Never Seen

Tomorrow is the last day of the industry programme at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2013.  This year, for the first time, it's had a number of sessions devoted to the interactive sector and ways in which digital media is fundamentally changing the creative world. On Saturday 29th at 11am, the final event is OPEN TO... Continue Reading →

New From Stormcloud: Mr Shingu’s Paper Zoo – Out NOW For iOS

In an app store awash with clones, copies and tired retreads of existing genres, originality is all too rare.  Games can quite easily aim for instant mainstream acceptance, losing any real identity in their race for the lowest common denominator, or can be defiantly aimed at 'real' gamers, so bullet holes and orcs abound. Which... Continue Reading →

Codeplay Software Form New R&D Division

Around the world there are research centres, hidden bases and laboratories known for their cutting- edge research and development: Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works is but one famous example of a company hothousing innovation and research. Closer to home, Codeplay Software has today announced the formation of its own new R&D division. Led by Codeplay’s Head... Continue Reading →

Computer Xplorers – Preparing Children For The Future

The concept of introducing kids to computer skills is something which has been getting a great deal of traction recently.  From the mini game jam and Dare to be Digital LaunchPad or Dare School's Challenge for High Schools in Dundee, it seems that primary and high school children across Scotland are getting the chance to... Continue Reading →

NOW HIRING – Codeplay

Codeplay is an enigma.  One of Scotland's most successful technology companies, with a truly global reputation, yet they work on such secret projects that most people never know about all the consoles, mobiles and devices it helps shape, optimise and prepare for developers to build the next generation of awesome upon. Now Codeplay is hiring.  The... Continue Reading →

Tsumanga Wins EDGE Funding

Tsumanga Studios, the company behind the recently released Winx Sirenix Power and the forthcoming online title, based upon the same franchise, has been awarded EDGE funding, totalling £48,500. Tsumanga was one of eighteen companies to win EDGE funding and the only games/interactive entertainment company to win through to the final round. Graeme Harvey, the co-founder... Continue Reading →

Culture Hack Scotland

Culture Hack Scotland is a 48 hour event for developers, designers, artists and producers, taking place in Glasgow's Whisky Bond from July 12th - 14th. CHS challenges participants to create a 'culture related project'.  The description of last year's event describes it like this: Culture Hack Scotland does what is says on the tin. It’s... Continue Reading →

Celtic Heroes Celebrates 2nd Anniversary – Cake & Balloons All Round

Celtic Heroes, One Thumb Mobile's Mobile Massively-Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMMORPG) has just celebrated its second anniversary. Since the game launched in June 2011, it has been downloaded over 1,000,000 times and is, according to the company, the highest grossing mobile MMO in the world. Richard Hasinski, Founder and Director at One Thumb Mobile, told... Continue Reading →

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