Coming Soon – The Official

We mentioned The Official back in 2012. It was an eerie, low polygon, flat-shaded office space. It is, apparently, a game about life, work, death and everything in between. Think The Stanley Parable meets Excel. Until the Radius festival in London, where developer, Among Pixels showed off a new build of the game. The word is... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW Free The Network

The interactive adventurers at Pixel Blimp in Dundee are celebrating the launch of their latest title, Free The Network. It's an endless runner, which combines the ball-bearing-based blitzkrieg of Impossible Road, with the high-speed pixel perfect precision of Super Hexagon. Players must guide their mystical orb of righteous wonder through a flat-coloured landscape populated solely... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Avatar Runner And Mashapocalypse

One of Scotland's most prolific, yet relatively unknown developers is Richard Adams, aka Oxygen Addict. He has released over twenty titles, covering a wide range of genres and platforms, from the hedgehog-based adventure of The Legendary Tales Of The Heroic Dan McSpikerton, to Sick Kids Save Point: Hospital Quest, created to support the games-based charity. Now... Continue Reading →

NOW HIRING – Live Visualisation

It's Friday. Games companies in Scotland are hiring. Dundee-based Live Visualisation is looking for a contract programmer to help their ambitious plans to bring games technology to the wider world. You can find the position listed below, as well as on the SGN JOBS page. Company: Live Visualisation Ltd Position: Programmer (Contract) Location: Remote Contact: jobs@livevisualisation.co.uk Seriously Virtual Reality.... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override – Legends

Legends, folklore and myths of the computer games industry is a particularly hard topic to research on the Internet. Those very terms of myth and legend are used differently nowadays. Clickbait headlines use 'myth' when they really mean 'misconception' and 'legend' when they mean 'well-known.' As for 'folklore', most of the search results are for... Continue Reading →

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