Outplay’s Monster Legacy Chosen As Launch Title For Facebook Mobile Publishing

Facebook is moving into mobile publishing and Outplay, the Dundee-based, venture-backed, social-fun company is launch partner. Following the end of the exclusive agreement with social games giant, Zynga, Facebook has launched a programme to distribute and promote mobile games for selected small/medium developers.  The company will help developers find a global audience for their new... Continue Reading →

Lub Vs Dub – Scottish Game Jam Winner Hits The App Store

Lub Vs Dub is a brand new game, for iPhone and iPad, which was born in the blistering forge of the 2013 Global Game Jam. The game picked up the Best Tech and Best Game awards at the event - and went on to be showcased at a number of independent game events, including the... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Technology Company Powers New Kanye West Video

Kanye West, rapper, entrepreneur, producer, fashion designer and celebrity daddy.  The man has single-handedly redefined what it means to be a hip-hop star and fan of breaded, processed fish products. Yet for BLKKK SKKKN HEAD, the latest single from his Yeezus album, Kanye reached out for help to make the disturbing new monochrome, animated video. Edinburgh's... Continue Reading →

Minecraft 360 Achieves First UK Number One

Minecraft's blocky, retro juggernaut of unstoppable awesome continues to thunder down the tracks of destiny. A rather impressive 74% week-on-week jump in sales has pushed Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition to the number one slot on the GfK ChartTrack ALL FORMATS Top 40 Chart in the UK. That's the new chart covering all of the games... Continue Reading →

Scots Companies Hit Develop Top 100 (and the rest of you…)

Develop magazine has published its Top 100 list of the best game developers in the UK.  The list features several companies from the Scottish Games Network.  Develop editor Michael French says in the introduction that the studios were judged on: ...their history, commercial success, reputation and potential. Develop has also, for the first time, compiled... Continue Reading →

Jesse Schell To Speak At Dare To Be Digital 2013 (and the EIF)

We've been promising, teasing, tantalising and feeding little bits of information about this to the industry for the last several months, but we are now thrilled, delighted and quietly chuffed to confirm that world-renowned game design expert Jesse Schell is to speak at the Dare ProtoPlay festival in Dundee, as part of Dare Indie Fest... AND... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative 2013 Now Open – You Need To Do This People…

Cross Creative is one of those amazing, unique and pioneering projects that you can't quite believe exists.  It's supported by several major organisations including Channel 4, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise and over the last several years, it has included participants from many of the country's leading game developers, animators, technology companies and creative studios.... Continue Reading →

Solar Flux – New From Firebrand Games

Glasgow's Firebrand Games has been fairly quiet of late.  The Studio is the developer behind a whole range of driving games for large publishers, including TrackMania on Nintendo DS to Need for Speed: Undercover to Dirt 2 and Need for Speed: The Run on Wii and Nintendo 3DS. However the studio has been working on its... Continue Reading →

I Am Level

Game designer, developer and official Scottish Games Network chum, Stew Hogarth has just released the first details of his latest title, I Am Level. If you like your games - and graphics - old school, as in late 80s home computer era, then I Am Level promises to be something special. Stew's just uploaded it... Continue Reading →

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