OUT NOW – Nightmare Cooperative (iOS)

It's true! Lucky Frame's collective, collaborative rogue-like, Nightmare Cooperative is OUT NOW for iOS devices (so iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches). If you've not read about the game yet, then you must. You simply must. You can read some of the smashing, wonderful and invigorating things that people have said about it HERE and HERE.... Continue Reading →

Introducing Kobojo

There's a new studio in Dundee. For several months now, rumours of Studio X - a new developer, who would be recruiting and working on a game so secret that even GCHQ and the NSA had only a vague idea of it's key parameters. The new studio is now a reality. Kobojo is a French... Continue Reading →

Petition: Bring the GTA Soundtrack To iTunes

The Internet. Haven of democracy. Tool of freedom. The single greatest information tool in the history of humanity. A series of pipes. It's a great thing. It allows us to communicate more openly. It enables us to chuckle at kittens. It ensure game developers are kept informed about just how much gamers love and appreciate... Continue Reading →

Develop Live Announces First Speakers

Develop Live, the new developer focused conference taking place in Edinburgh in October has just announced the first speakers taking part in the event. Scottish author and avid FPS gamer, Christopher Brookmyre is speaking. In a session entitled 'From novel to game and back again', Scottish author Brookmyre will be discussing his latest novel Bedlam,... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Hiring Digital, Innovation, Creative Technology & Design Officer

Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →

Hunted Cow Wants YOU (To Make Boardgames)

Developers! Student teams! Game development societies! In fact games makers of all descriptions! Here's a unique opportunity for you to work with on a whole range of new games - in a way you may never have considered... Last month we reported that Hunted Cow had signed a deal with American board game designer and... Continue Reading →

UK Games Companies Can Now Begin Claiming Tax Relief

Video games companies across the UK can now begin claiming tax relief on their production costs, as the government’s cultural regulations came into force on the 19 August 2014. With tax relief only available for companies producing games that are certified as culturally British, this milestone marks the completion of the legislation and will see the first companies begin... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Dares To Support Games Sector

The Scottish government has been a vocal supporter of the video games and interactive industry in Scotland for the last several years. In addition to supporting tax breaks prior to Westminster, it has directly supported the inclusion of foreign teams in Dare to be Digital, created a cross-party group on videogames and has recognised the... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Publishes BAFTA Winning Dare Game

Size DOES Matter, a frantic music-fuelled arcade game and winner of the last BAFTA Ones to Watch Award, is OUT NOW, published by Channel 4. The game was one of the three main winners at Abertay University’s Dare to be Digital contest in 2013, securing one of the ultra-exclusive nominations for the BAFTA Ones to Watch... Continue Reading →

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