Angry Birds Stella Hits 30M Downloads

Rovio, the publisher of the world's favourite bird-tossing, pig-killing, infrastructure destroying mobile game has announced that Stella, the latest¬†part of the ongoing Angry Birds franchise has been downloaded over 30,000,000 times. The latest title, Angry Birds Stella: Pop, which was created by Scotland's Outplay has already reached more than 5,000,000 downloads - and is proving... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Opens Glasgow-Based Publisher

After several years of quietly publishing games based upon its own properties, as well as a number of up-and-coming indie games, Channel 4 has announced the creation of a dedicated mobile games publisher. All 4 Games will be based at the company's Glasgow headquarters. The publisher will be releasing of Channel 4 funded games, along... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – ZenTorii

The wonders of nature, the nature of existence, the existence of nature. All of these things and more - or less - are the focus of a new interactive experience released by RamenSoft, a team of second year students from Abertay University. Zentorii was created in conjunction with industry veteran, official SGN chum and occasional... Continue Reading →

Outplay’s Bite Size App For Swingers

Bite Size Games, the new new label for weeny games from Dundee's Outplay is continuing to pioneer and explore the stranger sides of mobile gaming content. For example, the label's first release, Pug Rapids, introduced players to a bizarre combination of water sports and dogging. Now with its second game, Bite Size aims to get... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Sky Patrol For iOS

Beartrap Games' arcade action aircraft shoot-em-up Sky Patrol has hit the Apple App store, bringing a new twist to the classic vertical scrolling blaster. Featuring more weapons than an American airbase, more boss battles than life in a particularly fractious corporation and more levels than a really weird Christopher Nolan film, Sky Patrol brings good... Continue Reading →

2014 – A Year In Releases

2014 was a strange year for the Scottish games industry. The number of companies in the country shrank slightly (to around 85) and the number of games released also decreased to around the same number - 85, down from 2013's 93 releases. The diversity of the releases increased however, from the next generation versions of... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Bloons Monkey City

If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? It's a philosophical imponderable of no small magnitude, which has kept the finest minds of the human race occupied for centuries. ¬†It at once asks questions about the participation of an observer and the very nature... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Dueling Wizards

Dueling Wizards is the latest release from Scotland's Cog Mobile. Based in Fife, the company develops apps and games for commercial partners. Dueling Wizards however is an original new title, which puts the player into the curly toed shoes of a hard-bitten, spell-slinging sorcerer, facing off against wicked wizards and assorted enchanted enemies. Players must... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Quick Slide

Dundee's Stand Out Games has released its latest title, Quickslide for Android devices. The game offers a new spin on the classic Christmas-cracker-em-up slidey squares type puzzle. You know the ones. It's a plastic square which contains 4 x 4 tiles upon which is printed a picture of a seasonal or humorous nature. Cunningly, one... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Mystery Match

The team at Outplay has released its latest title, Mystery Match. It's, surprisingly enough, a match three game, in which players must make chains of three or more jewels, to remove them from the playing area. Unlike the 800lb Gorilla of sweet-toothed all consuming Candy Crush, Mystery Match has a far more fascinating theme. Set... Continue Reading →

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