OUT NOW Gridlock On Gamestick

Ludometrics has been busy.  The company is hard at work on its new PS Vita game, Bodycheck.  The second part of the teams' developer diary is now live and online over on The Vita Lounge website. Ludometrics has also just announced that it's retro arena shooter Gridlock is now available for the new GameStick micro... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Paper Ocean – Aquatic Origami Awesome Showers From Stormcloud

In 2013, the team at Stormcloud unleashed Mr Shingu's Paper Zoo, a brand new and original origami game, created for the latest generation of touch screen tablets and smartphones.  The game allowed children, families and players of all ages to fold and create a whole menagerie of animals such as lions, pandas and hippopotamuses, before... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

Europe’s Largest PlayStation Teaching Lab Opens At Abertay University

Scotland is an awesome place to study game design, development and production.  The country boasts four universities producing games graduates, along with two schools of art and seven colleges offering game development HNC and HNDs. The pioneer in Scotland's academic landscape is Dundee's Abertay university, which created the world's first Computer Games degree, the Dare... Continue Reading →

Codefirst: Girls – Empowering Female Graduates In Edinburgh

Codefirst: Girls is a free part-time course for female students, which runs on university campuses.  The aim of the project is to address the gender imbalance within the tech sector and the fact that less than 10% of tech startup founders are female. The organisation is partnering with TechCube to bring the programme to Edinburgh... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam – Open For Entries

Entries are now open for the Moray Game Jam.  Scotland (and the UK's) most northerly jam EVER takes place on the 14th - 16th of March at the University of the Highlands and Islands' Moray College. Teams are being sought to design and create a new and original game in only 48 hours.  The prize... Continue Reading →

Give Game Of Glens The Go!

Ruffian's Game Of Glens is in the final throes of Square Enix's new Collective crowd-sourcing programme.  The game is one of three titles which may receive funding and publishing through the Final Fantasy/Tomb Raider publisher. Visitors to the Square Enix website can vote for one of three projects they'd like to see proceed to full... Continue Reading →

VG247 Scotland, Issue 2 – Educating Scotland

VG247's new regular column exploring the games industry in Scotland is now live and online. In this edition, Educating Scotland, Dave Cook talks to Daniel Livingstone from the Digital Design Studio at Glasgow School of Art and Gregor White, the director of Academic Enterprise at the university of Abertay. In addition there is an interview with... Continue Reading →

Artists: Zapcoder Wants You

Artists: Looking for a way to build your portfolio, or get your work out and into games?  Got a whole stack of sprites you created for an old project which never got off the ground? Zapcoder, the Glasgow-based company which is creating an app which will allow anyone to build and create their own games... Continue Reading →

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