2013 – A Year In Releases

2013 has been quite a year for the games industry in Scotland.  From GTA V breaking all records to become the biggest entertainment launch in human history, to the brand new development team Things Made Out Of Other Things scooping the BAFTA Scotland award for their first title, Coolson's Artisanal Chocolate Alphabet, it's been a... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland – New Talent Awards – Call For Entries

The call has gone out for entries for the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards.  This is a competition exclusive to Scotland, which is open to new creators and practitioners - students, new teams, start-up companies and the like. It allows those starting out in the screen industries to have their talent and creativity recognised before... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – The Santa Saga

Santa, the jolly old elf, the spirit of Christmas.  Whatever your opinion of the coke-endorsing, child judging, toy distributor, you cannot argue that he works hard.  On the holidays too.  It's heart warming and deeply impressive that he manages to hit every household in the world (according to religion, income and willingness to conform to... Continue Reading →

Fuzzy Duck?

...Ducky Fuzz!  The latest release from indie wunderkind and one man games dynamo, Smiling Bag (aka Stewart Hogarth) is the intriguingly named Ducky Fuzz. It features ducks.  And waves and bread.  According to the App Store description: Ducky Fuzz is a simple game about juggling ducks on the ocean by controlling the waves, avoiding sea... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Winx Fairy School

The team at Tsumanga have taken the road less travelled when it comes to games.  They're working with a third party license, aimed at a younger female audience and featuring fairies. Winx Club is one of the most popular brands in the world for 9-13 year old girls.  Created by Rainbow Studios in Italy, the franchise... Continue Reading →

Now Hiring – Zapcoder

Zapcoder, the games technology company in Glasgow is looking for two interns to join the team and help the company grow in 2014. Zapcoder needs to multi-skilled people to work across a diverse range of skills including community, communications, research, events, testing and social media. These are paid positions and while they are initially available for a... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – APB Retribution

APB Retribution, the new game, from Blazing Griffin and Reloaded Productions has hit the App Store. Based upon the massively multiplayer online game, APB Reloaded, Retribution offers an entirely new, visceral and bloody tale of vengeance and retaliation, to take down the gang boss who left you for dead. The game takes it's cues from... Continue Reading →

Cross-Party Group On Videogames Technology – 11/12/13

Last week saw the third cross-party group on videogames technology take place at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.  The group was created to give the video games and interactive sector representation within the parliament and address the issues facing the industry on a national level. The minutes for the meeting have now been drafted -... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network Partners With Scottish Games Expo

Back in November we reported a new public facing games event being planned for October 2014, in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Since then we've met Magdala Media, the company behind the expo a couple of times, to find out their plans for the expo and to see where it fits into Scotland's gaming calendar.  The... Continue Reading →

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