Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.
PlayAway: Ally Low - Lowtek Games. The SGN team talk to Ally about his passion for retro games and his work on dyslexia in gaming.
Entries are now open for the BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online programme. Guru is a virtual festival aimed at helping new up-and-coming talent in film, games and television get to the next stage in their career.
UKIE has submitted a number of proposals to the UK government, ahead of the forthcoming budget (March 3rd), aimed at helping the UK games industry to grow significantly in the coming years.
Every game developer now needs to know more about data. From downloads and DLC, to ad revenues, monthly average users and lifetime vaue, data can be the key to your studio's survival. Thankfully there's a new online course specifically for you...
The game which kickstarted Scotland's videogames industry reaches its third decade, with 20 Million sales and counting It's true. Lemmings, the first videogame from Scotland to achieve huge international success, was released on February 14th 1991. Designed and developed by the legendary DMA Design in Dundee, Lemmings was the company's first global megasmash (which was... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the return of the Weekly World News, in which we undertake a brief summation of notable events taking place within and around the environs of professional game development for the edification and education of those who find themselves preoccupied and unable to attend to current events.
Codeplay, the Edinburgh-based AI company has signed a deal with the US government to help build the next generation of supercomputers. Codeplay will work with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in partnership with the Argonne Leadership Computing Faculty. The new generation of computing will enable researchers... Continue Reading →
SGN TV is the new YouTube channel from the Scottish Games Network. Here's what we've been up to in the last couple of weeks.
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 →