Outplay’s Bite Size App For Swingers

Bite Size Games, the new new label for weeny games from Dundee's Outplay is continuing to pioneer and explore the stranger sides of mobile gaming content. For example, the label's first release, Pug Rapids, introduced players to a bizarre combination of water sports and dogging. Now with its second game, Bite Size aims to get... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Committee Explores Impact Of Games Industry

Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee is gathering evidence, both written and from industry witnesses, exploring if and how government intervention might help the creative industries grow, thrive and achieve more.... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Sky Patrol For iOS

Beartrap Games' arcade action aircraft shoot-em-up Sky Patrol has hit the Apple App store, bringing a new twist to the classic vertical scrolling blaster. Featuring more weapons than an American airbase, more boss battles than life in a particularly fractious corporation and more levels than a really weird Christopher Nolan film, Sky Patrol brings good... Continue Reading →

BAFTA New Talent Awards – Open For Entries

The 2015 BAFTA Scotland NEW TALENT Awards are now open for entries. The New Talent awards recognise, inspire and celebrate students and new and emerging practitioners from all over the country and gives up-and-coming screen industry talent a platform to showcase their work to the wider industries. New Talent is open to students and emerging... Continue Reading →

2014 – A Year In Releases

2014 was a strange year for the Scottish games industry. The number of companies in the country shrank slightly (to around 85) and the number of games released also decreased to around the same number - 85, down from 2013's 93 releases. The diversity of the releases increased however, from the next generation versions of... Continue Reading →

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see... Continue Reading →

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