Nigel Eccles and Rob Jones, two of the founders of Scottish tech 'unicorn' FanDuel have raised $4 million in funding for their new esports venture, Flick, which is expected to launch in the near future. The funding has been secured from exclusively US-based institutional investors. Mobile Screen Sharing Details of the new company's technology are... Continue Reading →
The UK Games Fund and DC Thomson have launched the first UK Games Fund Awards, open to all companies which have received funding to date and celebrating entrepreneurial success in the UK.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are holding three workshops in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow, to explore new ways of working with IP within the games industry.
90 million copies sold. $6 billion in revenue. It's official. GTA V, created in Scotland, has beaten every other video game, Hollywood blockbuster and music release in history to become the biggest entertainment product in the world.
New research from industry body, TIGA indicates growth of 27% for Scotland's games sector in 2016/17.
The global eSports market was worth $696 million in 2017 and is forecast to break $1.5 billion by 2020.
[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →