OUT NOW – Pocket Garden – New From Cobra Mobile

Cobra Mobile is perhaps best known as the developer behind the best-selling iBomber series of games.  Set in and around the battlefields of World War II, iBomber encompasses a range of tower, defence games, a twin stick destroy-em-up and top down raining-down-destruction-and-terror-upon-the-industrial-heartland-of-the-enemy-em-up. The company does have its softer side however, having produced titles such as... Continue Reading →

30 Under 30 – Developer Edition – Whippersnappers Required

MCV recently published its 30 Under 30 list, highlighting those in the games industry who are contributing to the games industry, despite their tender years and innocent delight in all things game related (bar development). We posted a call for entries from the industry in Scotland, but the focus on areas outside game development stopped... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Nominations

After a year which saw the highest number of games entries EVER, the nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland awards have been announced, including the three title now competing in the Games category. The nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland Games Award are: Coolson's Artisinal Chocolate Alphabet - Things Made Out Of Other Things (iOS)... Continue Reading →

Game Hack Is Back – 16th & 17th November – Dundee

After launching in 2012, TIGA's Game Hack is back in mid-November and this year it's grown.  In addition to the main event in Pinewood Studios, the 2013 event will also have a sister hack taking place in Dundee's Abertay University. Running overnight from the 16th - 17th of November, the Game Hack is open to... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Solar Flux Hits Steam

Solar Flux, the new game from Glasgow's Firebrand is a thing of beauty.  Seriously.  This is a game which looks GOOD.  And plays like a dream... Unlike many of the more recent games set in the wide reaches of interstellar space and alien solar systems, Solar Flux makes space look the jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring infinity it... Continue Reading →

Company Profile – Guerilla Tea

Name of company: Guerilla Tea Date founded: 2011 Location: 31 South Tay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NP Online: http://www.guerillatea.com Contact details: info@guerillatea.com, jobs@guerillatea.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Guerilla-Tea/ http://www.facebook.com/GuerillaTea https://twitter.com/GuerillaTea http://www.linkedin.com/company/guerilla-tea Founders: Alex Zeitler, Matt Zanetti, Charlie Czerkawski, Mark Hastings Background of founders: Code: Alex Zeitler hails from Bavaria and has been programming since the age of 7. Twenty years on... Continue Reading →

GDC 2014 – Be There – Applications Close TOMORROW

Over the last 2-3 years the Game Developer Conference has proven itself one of the most valuable events in the global gaming sector. Next year's event takes place in San Francisco's Moscone Centre on March 17th-21st. As always Scottish Development International will be there, helping games companies to attend the conference, giving them presence on... Continue Reading →

Skye Twinned With Skylanders

Scotland today re-emphasised that it is clearly a pioneer in the global video games industry as Visit Scotland, the Highland Council and Activision today announced that the island of Skye has been twinned with Skylands, the home of the forthcoming game Skylander SWAP Force. The virtual twinning is apparently the first time that a real... Continue Reading →

NOW HIRING – QA Tester – One Thumb Mobile

Glasgow's One Thumb Mobile is currently recruiting for a QA tester to work on the company's hugely popular Celtic Heroes MMO. The position is initially a three-month contract, but could well be extended for the right person. Ideally, One Thumb Mobile would like someone with experience of testing massively multiplayer online titles. You can find... Continue Reading →

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