Introducing: Firefly Studios - The SGN speaks to the Firefly Aberdeen team about the studio behind the Stronghold franchise
When you think of the granite city, game development isn't the first thing that comes to mind. That's something that happens sixty-odd miles south in Dundee, right? Yes and no, yes Dundee is a hub of creativity and development. However, Aberdeen can still hold its own in this Industry we care so much about. Don't... Continue Reading →
The long running and much beloved Stronghold franchise received a new instalment this week. Stronghold: Warlords lets players command the armies of Asia.
Kickstarter is a great way to raise money to fund projects such as video games. Because of this developers often use the site as a way to get the ball rolling for their latest title. Throughout the past few months, several Scottish developers have proven crowd funding is still a viable option for smaller developers.... Continue Reading →
Strange Sickness is a new narrative game, based in medieval Aberdeen, whent he city faced the perils of plague. It is based upon real historical data from the city's unique records, which run from 1398 to the present day.
Coming Soon: From The Depths is an astonishingly large-scale and complex new builder/RTS game,using Voxels, which allows players to build sophisticated weapons systems and vehicles, before taking them into enormous, large-scale battles. After seven years in development, the game will be released in November 2020.
4TG, the public facing games event, which was created in Aberdeen has announced that it will be holding it's first event in Ayr in May 2020, with Dundee to follow later in the year. Held at Ayr racecourse on the 8th & 9th of May, 4TG promises that the event will: "Immerse attendees in the... Continue Reading →
Typical isn't it? You hang around for a couple of years waiting for someone to organise a games event in Scotland and before you know it, you're knee deep in them. 4TG (4The Gamers) is holding what they hope will be the East of Scotland's largest gaming expo in Aberdeen's Exhibition Centre on the 6th... Continue Reading →