Politicians Disagree Over Tax Breaks For Games – Live On TV…

…complete with basic errors and added Darth Vader.  The issue of tax breaks for the games industry refuses to disappear, despite being turned down by Chancellor George Osborne in his first budget, earlier this year. …

Monday Newsround Up…

It’s the triumphant return of the newsround up, friends.  A daily capsule of newsy goodness, designed to highlight the stories, issues and topics within the interactive world which are interesting, relevant or simply full of …

Realtime Worlds Administrator Continues To Distress

With nearly 200 employees losing their jobs, serious debt and a live game to sell, the liquidation of Realtime Worlds was never going to be pretty.  However, the actions of the company appointed as administrator, …

First Reviews Hit For Cohort’s ‘The Shoot’

Cohort’s first title for the PlayStation Move ‘The Shoot’ was released over the last few days.  It’s starting to pick up some critical attention.  The first review, from Digital Chumps said it “may very well …

Government Unveils ‘A Digital Ambition For Scotland’ – TIGA Approves

The Scottish government has unveiled a new paper, outlining its plans for digital infrastructure in Scotland.  While the digital media and interactive sectors are not mentioned specifically, the paper provides high level details of plans …

Dynamo Scoops Herald Digital GAMES Award

This week saw the conclusion of the 2010 Scottish Herald Digital Business Awards, with Dynamo Games walking off with the Games trophy for their first Facebook title, Soccer Tycoon, with Cohort Studios commended for their …

YoYo Games Launches First iPhone App – Skydiver Mach II

YoYo Games has announced its first commercially available game for the iPhone.  Skydiver Mach II is a brand new title, out now on the Apple App Store. The launch marks YoYo’s first steps into the …

100,000 People Working In Scottish Games Industry

The Telegraph has posted the latest part of it’s ‘tech map of Britain‘ today, looking at the digital media and technology sectors here in Scotland.  It specifically mentions the games sector, speaking to Specialmove’s Andy …

Canadian Developers Receive Multi-Million Dollar Boost

Following significant activity within the Scottish government at Holyrood and the UK government in Westminster, regarding the issue of tax breaks for game developers, new has emerged that the Canadian government has made a multi-million …

Famous For The Loch Ness Monster & Digital Expertise

This baffling headline is part of Scottish Development International’s current advertising campaign on e-mail updates from GamesIndustry.biz. If you sign up, not only can you download selected sector-specific reports on business in Scotland, but also …