Want To Do Business In China? SDI Has An Offer For You

China is rapidly becoming the dominant force in a number of areas.  From a recent Quartz article we learn that: “After becoming the world’s leading manufacturer of goods and largest emitter of carbon dioxide, China …

…Are You Ready For The New Videogames Tax Breaks?

The government’s tax breaks for the creative sector (including video games, television and animation) comes into effect in April 2013 The tax relief should make it simpler for game development studios to lessen the risk …

Tsumanga: New Studio, New License, New Market

Tsumanga is a brand new game studio based in Glasgow.  The company has been founded by Graeme Harvey and Elias Moubayed formerly of Huzutech. Tsumanga is focused on the creation of social and online massively-multiplayer …

BBC Radio Scotland Explores The Scottish Games Industry

On Saturday (and Sunday), BBC Radio Scotland’s Business Scotland programme looked at the game industry in Scotland.  What is it?  Where is it?  What does the new tax relief mean for companies creating games north …

Stormcloud Games – New Development Studio Created By Games Veterans

Three of Scotland’s most experienced game developers have set up a new game development studio based in Dundee. Stormcloud Games has been launched by Frank Arnot, Andy West and Pat McGovern, who between them have …

Introducing – Beartrap Games

Please welcome Beartrap Games.  A new development studio based in Dundee.  Beartrap has been created by four experienced developers, with backgrounds in several of the city’s most notable games companies. Fin McGechie, Gordon McLean, James …

BAFTA In Scotland Announce 2012 Nominees

The nominations for the 2012 BAFTA In Scotland awards were announced yesterday.  Alongside the glamour and household names in the film and actor categories, the far more vital and fascinating games category nominees were named. They are, …

Culture Secretary Admits Games Companies May Be Hiding

A mere six weeks after the Scottish Games Network set the world afire with a detailed dissection of the Economic Contribution Study, PR company Media House has sprung into action and written a letter expressing …

Inceptional – Officially Not A Film

We’re always delighted to welcome a new company to the Scottish Games Network.  It’s even better when the company in question has just completed its very own boss fight with a major media giant, which …

Scottish Companies Nominated In TIGA Awards

The 2012 TIGA Awards nominations have been announced, with several Scottish companies and teams included.  There are several categories where Scotland is well represented – most notably the student games category which, thanks to Dare …