BAFTA Scotland Awards – Open For Entries!

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2014 BAFTA Scotland Awards are now open for entries. The games category is once more entirely free to enter - and is open to every developer, team and game released in the last year - regardless of platform, genre or method of distribution. Your game must have been created in Scotland have... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0 – The Aftermath

Over on Bleeding Cool, official friend of the Scottish Games Network, Phil Harris has written an excellent summary of the weekend's Edinburgh Game Symposium. Rather than rewrite, or steal big chunks and pretend we're being creative, you can read the first part of Phil's summary here and then click through to find the rest on Bleeding Cool.... Continue Reading →

Solar Flux For Fewer Bucks

It's your soaraway summer Steam sale! You're spending money on games you'll never play and loving every second of it. So why not support one of your local studios and pick up Firebrand's Solar Flux for fewer bucks than normal... It's gorgeous. You collect plasma and fire it into the heart of a dying sun... Continue Reading →

Games Lounge – New Online Video Games Show

Games Lounge is a brand new live-streamed show about video games, being created and produced here in Scotland. The idea for the show and the driving force behind the project, Shaun Paul Johnson is now using Kickstarter to help finds funds to make the show a reality. Shaun explained his reasoning for starting the project... Back in... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon – Nightmare Cooperative

Let's make this very clear, Roguelike games are brilliant. Dungeon crawlers with nasty monsters, chests of sparkling treasure, magic spells, multiple levels of peril and unexpected frequent death are some of the finest experiences which video games has to offer. We think.Though we are experts, so that's pretty much a professional opinion. Roguelikes have been... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Game Symposium – Fri 27th Sat 28th

Some of the best developers, composers and sound designers from the global gaming industry will congregate in Edinburgh this weekend for the Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0 (EGS). With two full days of presentations, workshops, discussions and performances focusing on the latest in games development, games music & audio, EGS is shaping up to be a... Continue Reading →

Ludometrics Bodychecks Radius Fest

Radius is a new indie games festival, held in the heart of London. It took place last week and drew in dozens of indie developers including our very own David Thomson of Ludometrics fame. Because he is a splendid fellow and thoroughly nice chap, Dave's written a round-up of the show for us. Thank you... Continue Reading →

TIGA Tax Breaks Roadshow – Edinburgh

If you missed the video games tax breaks roadshow which took place in Edinburgh in April, there's another one coming up next month. Our friends at TIGA have a series of Q&A sessions taking place across the country and on Monday 21st of July, they are holding one in Edinburgh. It's free to attend for developers... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland Presents: Ed Fries

IGDA Scotland has announced its next event - and it's a big one. On Tuesday 8th of July, in association with Abertay University, the organisation is giving everyone who cares to come, a chance to hear from Ed Fries. If you've not heard of Ed before, he has been developing video games for more than thirty years.... Continue Reading →

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