Rockstar North Supporting Sick Kids Save Point

Sick Kids Save Point is the country's biggest and most successful 24-hour charity gaming marathon.  Launched in 2010 in Edinburgh, the event has managed to raise over £50,000 for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.  In 2013 the event takes place on the weekend 11th-14th October, with hundreds of gamers from across the UK taking... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Makes IGN’s All Time Top 25 Xbox 360 Games – And The WHOLE UK

Another week, another huge milestone for Minecraft on the Microsoft Xbox 360.  Popular gaming site IGN has put together its favourite 25 games from the eight years the Xbox 360 has been on the market.  Minecraft makes the list alongside such venerable franchises as Splinter Cell, Gears Of War, Forza, Fallout, Bioshock, Portal, Halo, GTA... Continue Reading →

£30M Technology Strategy Board Funding Competition

Here's an opportunity for ambitious companies who may be considering looking beyond their next title... The Technology Strategy Board (TSB) has launched its strategy to accelerate innovation and growth in the Creative Industries and is aimed at helping SME digital businesses develop digital technologies, platforms and services. More than £30 million of support is being made available... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – WolfBlood2: Leader Of The Pack, Multiplayer Game From Chunk & CBBC

WolfBlood 2: Leader Of The Pack is the latest release from Chunk, the branded game specialists in Glasgow.  The game was created in conjunction with the BBC and is based upon and tied into the popular Children's BBC programme of the same name. WolfBlood 2 is an action platform game which ties closely into the... Continue Reading →

GTA V Tops $800M, Day One Sales

Take 2, parent company of Rockstar Games has reported that GTA V has achieved the company's highest ever sell through sales revenues, with the game achieving $800M in global sales in the first 24 hours of release. This is a record for the GTA series, for Take 2 and may well be the highest day... Continue Reading →

Out Now: GTA V – Scotland’s Largest Cultural Export Ever

Sixteen years ago, in November 1997, the original Grand Theft Auto was released for the PC and PlayStation One.  Created by DMA Design in Dundee, the game achieved almost instant notoriety, followed by a growing audience which saw beyond the headlines and recognised that the game offered something different to most of the games available... Continue Reading →

Tigerface Partners With FingerPrint To Release Collaborative Educational Games

Edinburgh's Tigerface is a studio specialising in creating educational games and apps for kids.  The company has signed a deal with educational and entertainment network Fingerprint to launch seven new apps. The apps are all collaborative, allowing kids and families to play and learn together, improving their maths, science and language skills. Collaborative play and... Continue Reading →

Other Nominated For IndieCade Award

Quartic Lllama's innovative location-based game, Other, created in conjunction with the National Theatre Of Scotland has been nominated in the 2013 IndieCade - the International Festival of Independent Games. Taking place in Los Angeles in October 2013, IndieCade is the largest independent games festival in the good old US of A.  Taking place across downtown... Continue Reading →

£25K On Offer Via IC Tomorrow Digital Innovation Contest

IC tomorrow has launched the ‘Digital Innovation Contest - Games' contest to encourage digital innovation in the games sector.The organisation is offering five businesses up to £25k (ex VAT) each to develop innovative commercial prototypes that meet the broad objectives we have set with our industry partners:Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE)Crytek UKIntelGoogle ChromeODEON CinemasPinewood StudiosIC Tomorrow is looking for... Continue Reading →

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