Scottish Games Industry Survey – PLEASE READ

The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.

Outplay Celebrates 20 Million Mobile Game Downloads

Outplay has even more reason to celebrate the festive season this year. The company has just revealed that it's exceeded 20 million downloads of its mobile games. The company's portfolio of games is experiencing average downloads of around 32,000 per day across iOS and Android. Outplay's mobile games cover a broad spectrum of genres and... Continue Reading →

DeltaDNA Raises $3M In Second Round Funding

Excellent new today from analytics and game personalisation platform deltaDNA. The company has secured an additional $3 million in Series A second round equity funding, taking the company's total investment to date to $5 million. The latest round of investment has been secured through deltaDNA’s existing investors Par Equity,  STV Group plc and the Scottish... Continue Reading →

Help Wanted

How many games companies are there in the UK? How many programmers? Are artists getting the training they need? How are people actually getting into the industry? Is QA still a valid way into a company? How about the demographics of the people making games? Is it still a male dominated industry? Is the gender... Continue Reading →

Research – Data – Business: A Request

Ladies and gentlemen, we work in an industry which suffers from a lack of research and hard data. The size of the games industry in the UK is not yet clear, the number, type and genre of releases from UK companies is not captured and attempts to put the games sector in context with the... Continue Reading →

This Week In Stats

Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory554 views JOBS146 views Richard LeMarchand Leads ProtoPlay Line Up130 views This Weeks Stats128 views Scotland’s Computer Games Journal Acquired By Springer75 views Game Joins GES As Retail Partner63 views Coming Soon – Pixel Raiders54 views Versus Scotland Bringing eSports Smackdown To GES49 views

This Weeks Stats

Introducing a new feature. This week's most popular posts. This also includes page visits to the company directory, jobs page, etc... Enjoy! Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory 290 views Pixel Blimp Wins Place On Microsoft Accelerator Programme 199 views One Week Left For Games Companies To Apply To Challenge Fund 162 views JOBS 126 views European Commission... Continue Reading →

Games = 85% Of The World’s Top Grossing Apps

According to new research, the mobile app markets are dominated by games. Midia research, created a new report looking at the global app markets, discovered that out of the top 700 grossing apps, 84.9% are games. Social networking came next with a paltry 4.1%, then dating with 3.9% and navigation and travel accounting for only 2.3%.... Continue Reading →

Why Players Are Leaving Your Game – And How You Can Stop Them

For many developers, their focus is on completing and launching a game.  User acquisition is the key.  Visibility in a crowded market is the major issue.  Once the game is on the market however, unless there's a serious problem, the game can be... easy to ignore. That can be a huge problem. Especially for games utilising free-to-play... Continue Reading →

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