Digital Innovation Award For Quartic Llama And NTS

http://vimeo.com/110153394 The 2014 Arts & Business Scotland awards took place on Friday 24th of October at a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Theatre Royal. The awards celebrate the best partnerships between the business and cultural sectors in Scotland. Game development studio Quartic Llama and the National Theatre of Scotland picked up the award for Digital Innovation, for... Continue Reading →

Games Industry Tax Breaks Workshop

Cultural tax breaks for the games industry have now been in place for a couple of months, with the first companies taking advantage of the approvals process to take their latest projects through the programme. Yet many development companies are still unsure whether they qualify, or whether tax breaks are worth applying for. Wonder no more.... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – SAS Zombie Assault 4

Zombies. They're everywhere. Rising from the dead, lurching around corners, falling to pieces (yet inexplicably failing to be eaten by starving dogs, packs of wolves or the more ubiquitous bacteria...) And of course, they're always, always looking for human flesh and/or brains. It's a post-apocalyptic nightmare in which many would become mad - and many... Continue Reading →

Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Award Nominations Announced

The list of nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland awards has been released. Covering film, television, animation, games, documentaries and current affairs, the awards recognise the best in Scottish screen talent. Each category has three nominations, from which the winner is chosen. This year, the games category received nearly 30 entries, making it one of the... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland Board Election – Nominations Now Open

Elections are now open for the IGDA Scotland board of directors. The elections allow IGDA Scotland members to choose its next board, or even nominate themselves. To stand for election, you must be a professional IGDA member in good standing and agree to be bound by the chapter bylaws. Nominations must be in by 23:59 on... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards Shortlist Revealed

The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: iBomber 3

A full five years after the launch of the original iBomber - and the start of an epic series of games - Cobra has just released the latest title - iBomber 3. Like the original, the aim of the game is simple. Blow stuff up. It's like the apotheosis of video gaming. Blow stuff up, get... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted

Game developers, the DCA & Creative Dundee want you - and your games for the latest Drop In And Play event, taking place on November 4th 2014. Drop In And Play gives members of the public a chance to explore and play the latest games from local developers, weeks or months before they're released. The session takes... Continue Reading →

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