Help Wanted – Gaming For Good – Girls Edition

Volunteers are needed to help with a new Gaming For Good club being run by Heart of Midlothian’s innovation centre, exclusively for girls and non-binary young people.

Applications Open For Tentacle Zone 2022

Tentacle Zone, the games incubator for developers from underrepresented backgrounds is open for 2022. Following the success of the 2021 programme, applications are open until April 8th, with the incubator running April – August 2022. …

Tributes Paid To Scottish Esports Pioneer Paul ‘astz’ McGarrity

We’re sorry to report the death of Scottish esports pioneer Paul McGarrity – astz – who passed away unexpectedly, aged 36.

Announcing the Women in Games Global Festival 2021

The Women in Games Galaxy will encompass more star events & satellite activities than ever before  Conference, Awards, Games Jam, Esports Tournament, Networking, Community Events and more will be hosted virtually from September 6th-18th 2021 Women …

SGDA – Micro Talks in May

The SGDA is back! The organisation is hosting an evening of microtalks on May 26th 2021 featuring designers, developers & business leaders.

Mentors Wanted

MCR Pathways is a Scottish charity that offers mentoring to young people. They’re looking for people from the games sector, or with an interest in videogames to help connect with and mentor young people across the country.

YoYo Games Launches Interactive Game Making Tutorial: Little Town

YoYo Games has launched Little Town – a new game-making tutorial – which teaches students and hobbyists game development using GameMaker Studio 2. 

Join The First Ever Tech For Good Summit

The Scottish Tech Army, ScotlandIS, CodeClan and OSCR, are hosting the first Tech for Good Summit, online, on April 28th 2021.

Help Rock Trust by Gaming for Good

The Rock Trust is hosting a videogames streamathon this April. Running from 2nd to the 16th of April. Gamers will be given the opportunity to raise money and awareness for the 121,000 young people across the UK who currently face homelessness.

Queer Me: The Queer Games Library

Queer Me, or The Queer Games Library, is a new digital game library and archive, which will curate video games which offer the opportunity to explore diverse gender and sexuality expressions, or a queer perspective through play.