Introducing THANKS GAMING – Play Games, Raise Money

Have you heard about Thanks Gaming yet? It's a new charity group which aims to raise money for good causes through gaming. Organiser Tom Welsh asked if we'd let everyone know about the organisation... ThanksGaming is a new Glasgow based fundraising team, and we play gaming marathons to raise money for good causes. This is... Continue Reading →

Gamers Complete Six Months Of Cancer Research In One Month

Players of Guerilla Tea's Play to Cure: Genes In Space have completed six months worth of research in the month since the game was released. The amount of actual data is quite astonishing. According to Cancer Research UK: If this amount of DNA – tightly-coiled strings of genetic information – was unravelled it would stretch... Continue Reading →

Kelly & Clarkson Help Heroes In Charity App

Dundee's radiant beauty Lorraine Kelly and rentagob supercar wrangler Jeremy Clarkson appear in a brand new mobile game, launched today, which aims to raise money for the Help The Heroes charity. Developed by Supersonic and published by the AppyNation collective, the Help For Heroes app is OUT NOW, priced at £1.99, of which £1 goes... Continue Reading →

Rockstar North Supporting Sick Kids Save Point

Sick Kids Save Point is the country's biggest and most successful 24-hour charity gaming marathon.  Launched in 2010 in Edinburgh, the event has managed to raise over £50,000 for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.  In 2013 the event takes place on the weekend 11th-14th October, with hundreds of gamers from across the UK taking... Continue Reading →

Glasgow Mobile Breakfast Returns For Another Helping of Croissants

WeeWorld is reviving it's Glasgow Mobile Breakfast meetups after a brief hiatus, opening it's conference room doors to a roundtable of developers and mobile businesses for discussion and debate on the stuff that matters to them. Past attendees, who have come from as far as Edinburgh and Dundee, will be familiar with the no holds... Continue Reading →

Young Rewired State Wants YOU!

So you're a games/apps/web/tech veteran. Now what? It might be a good opportunity to change up your weekend and help shape some young impressionable minds by volunteering as a mentor/judge at the much talked about Young Rewired State event happening in Aberdeen this weekend. The event challenges teenagers to come up with inventive coded solutions... Continue Reading →

Sick Kids Save Point – Gaming For Good

This weekend is the third annual Sick Kids Save Point charity gaming marathon.  The event sees nearly 50 dedicated gamers across the country devoting an entire weekend to gaming, with the goal of raising money for the Edinburgh Sick Kids Foundation. First held in 2010, Sick Kids Savepoint has so far raised over £30,000 and... Continue Reading →

In the Heart of the Sticky Stuff

In the heart of Glasgow a game jam is occurring. We're here at Glasgow Calley Jamming 4 Small Change - developing games for young carers - and, as always, we're already deep in ideas, concepts and the building of games. For a few years now I’ve been reporting on the Gamer Jam’s at Glasgow Calley;... Continue Reading →

Jamming 4 Small Change – Games Jam For Good

The team behind the Scottish Game Jam is back, with a new event and a new opportunity to create innovative games, but this time it's for a cause even more worthy than 'fun'. Jamming 4 Small Change is focused on the lives of young carers and incorporates them into the whole development process.  Children -... Continue Reading →

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