Outplay Raises New Round Of Investment

Dundee's Outplay Entertainment has raised a new round of institutional investment worth $5M. Oxford Capital led the new investment, joining Pentech Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank, which backed the company from its foundation and joined the most recent round of finance. Outplay will use the new investment to invest in the people and resources required... Continue Reading →

Hiring – One Thumb Mobile – QA Tester

One Thumb Mobile is recruiting. The company behind the epic mobile MMORPG, Celtic Heroes, is looking for a QA Tester... We are seeking a Junior/Graduate Level Games Tester to join our growing Celtic Heroes development team. Reporting to the Project Manager, successful candidates will use their passion for MMO’s, attention to detail and excellent communication skills to... Continue Reading →

Develop Live – Edinburgh

Attention Scotland! In October this year, the first ever Develop Live event will take place in Edinburgh on October 2nd 2014. The one-day conference will comprise of a series of lectures and panels covering both international issues and matters close to the Scottish games development sector. On-stage content will be curated by the editorial team, making this... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Cobi Treasure Deluxe & Numba (Steam)

Cobra, the Dundee-based games studio behind the best-selling iBomber series, is a developer who is taking advantage of the growing number of devices and routes to market these days. The company has released much of its catalogue of content for multiple devices. Not just mobile, but interactive TV boxes and more recently, Steam. Why wouldn't you choose Steam?... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Game Symposium – June 27-28th

Some of the best developers, composers and sound designers from the global gaming industry will congregate in Edinburgh on Fri 27th & Sat 28th June for the Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0. There will be two full days of presentations, workshops, discussions and performances focusing on the latest in games development, games music & audio. The event builds on... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Crystal Reign

Crystal Reign is the latest release from Elgin interactive powerhouse Hunted Cow. Created by Dundee's Criss Cross Games, Crystal Reign is a literal tower defence title in which players must build and defend their tower from swarms of armed enemies. Players must build their tower using different offensive and defensive layers to help survive and destroy swarms... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Family House, New From Brightsolid

Dundee's Brightsolid, best known as a hosting, cloud and genealogy company has announced the release of it's first game. Family House is a new social game for all ages, based around the player’s own family tree. Set in a large rambling family house, the player’s goal is to build and restore the house itself - with family... Continue Reading →

Minecraft – Doing Quite Well…

That Minecraft game is doing fairly well. It's currently sitting at number one (PlayStation 3) AND two (Xbox 360) in the US charts. In addition, the lovely people at Mojang have released more information about the forthcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game - all of course created by the... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Masterclass – Axis Animation

BAFTA Scotland has created an animation masterclass featuring Axis Animation's Creative Director Stuart Aitken. The session will look at the creative processes behind successful projects such as Halo 4: Spartan Ops and the award-winning trailer for horror video game, Dead Island. According to Axis: A certified industry veteran with well over a decade of experience wrangling amazing visuals... Continue Reading →

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