It’s easier than ever to publish your own game thanks to accessible platforms like itch.io, the mobile app stores and Steam Direct. However, many independent developers still see value in signing publishing deals to get their games off the ground. Should small and/or young studios still be looking to make publishing deals, or are they better taking their future into their own hands?
It’s fantastic how well the Scottish games industry has been able to adapt to working from home, but there’s certainly no harm in anticipating what could be coming down the pipe next. We asked the Game Guru’s what challenges they’re anticipating in 2021.
In each edition of Game Gurus, we’ll be asking the crème de la crème of the Scottish games industry for their insights on the issues of the day. Today’s topic is: subscriptions.
Games Gurus – What role do NFTs play in the games? We asked the founders and leaders of the games companies across Scotland…
You’ll have seen major changes taking place on the Scottish Games Network in the last few weeks. Thanks to our intrepid band of writers and broadcasters (aka Andrew and Ryan), we now have weekly columns, a podcast, in-depth interviews, and a shiny new YouTube channel. We have plans for more. A revamp of the website,… Continue Reading →
Do you produce audio for videogames?
UK Game Composers is a new project to capture all of the composers, performers, musicians, producers and other audio experts working in games across the whole of Britain.
At 5pm on Sunday the 11th of August, the 2013 Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay event drew to a close. The four day even in central Dundee, pulled in a record breaking crowd of 13,000 players, gamers, developers, designers, stars, ministers, legends and families. Fiona Hyslop, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs opened… Continue Reading →
There’s ONE WEEK to go until the North East of North digital arts festival takes place across much of central Dundee. The whole programme is now complete, confirmed and available to read. You can find the PDF here. The last few weeks have seen the event build up quite a head of steam. Several salons… Continue Reading →