Arcadia Night 2023 Shines A Light On Scotland’s Independent Games Scene

Back in-person for the first time since 2019, Biome Collective’s Arcadia Night event is a celebration of independent games, and the medium in general, in Scotland. The event will take place this Thursday, February 2nd, …

Dive In Jobs Set To Make A Splash As A Games Recruitment Agency For Scotland

Dive In Jobs, one of the first dedicated games recruitment agencies in Scotland, is now operational, having just launched its website last Friday. Helmed by industry veteran Gavin Divers, the company aims to connect Scottish …

Temple of Snek Slithers Out Of Early Access On February 15th

Aetheric Games’ Temple of Snek, a runner-up in the Creativity category at last year’s Scottish Games Awards, will be receiving a full release on February 15th. This follows a year and a half spent in …

Edinburgh’s Ant Workshop Celebrates Its 8th Birthday

Edinburgh-based indie studio Ant Workshop celebrated their 8th birthday last week; a significant milestone, particularly for a smaller studio in a post-Covid world. The studio has grown significantly since its initial launch in 2015, releasing …

SKILLfull Looks to Close the Games Skill Gap in Dundee

While Scotland’s games industry is undoubtedly bigger than ever, and growing strong, there still remain areas for improvement, and certain key skills that are underrepresented in the current workforce. The Dundee Games Skills Crisis Employers …

Uncharted No More: Ukie’s Updated UK Games Map Fills in the Sector’s Blanks

Yesterday marked the re-launch of Ukie’s UK Games Map, an interactive tool designed to showcase the companies, service providers and academic institutions that deal with games across the country. Originally launched with the help of …

DunDev Brings the Best of Tranzfuser to Scotland’s Games Capital

The UK Games Fund (UKGF) have announced DunDev, a new game development project to be hosted in Dundee. Featuring four high-profile teams from this year’s Tranzfuser competition, DunDev will be a four-week residential hothousing experience, …

Hunted Cow Studios Re(Cattle)brands to Hunted Cow Games

Elgin-based developer Hunted Cow Studios has undergone a full rebranding, rising from the ashes as Hunted Cow Games just ahead of the company’s 20th anniversary. The change comes alongside a major revamp to the company …

Gravity’s Painbow: Exploring the Depths of DROPSHIP with Developer Paul Large

Last week, we checked out DROPSHIP, the new title from Scottish indie studio MINIGOLIATH. This week, we’re delving a little deeper, chatting to the game’s developer Paul Large, and venturing through unexplored caverns that even …

Win a Glitzy London Getaway with Gordon Ramsay: Chef Blast

Outplay Entertainment have partnered with Gordon Ramsay to offer Gordon Ramsay: Chef Blast players the chance to win an all-expenses-paid getaway to the city of London. The competition runs from now until the 13th of …