Scotland Says No

This is very simple. The video games industry should be and must be a safe and inclusive place for every participant, regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnic or social background. This is includes developers, publishers, journalists, anyone working within the games industry and extends all the way to players themselves. Bullying, harassment, abuse and threats of... Continue Reading →

Andrew MacDonald Becomes New Chair of IGDA Scotland

IGDA Scotland has announced that Andrew MacDonald, the organisation's current secretary has been appointed as the new chair. This follows the news that Luke Dicken, the chair since November 2014 - and IGDA global board member for the last three years, is stepping down. Andrew has been working hard behind the scenes for the last... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network – The Future

Today's the day. The referendum is happening. Whatever your vote. Whatever your affiliation or belief, we are a more than an industry, we're a community - and a group of people I respect and enjoy working with. It's been nearly a year since I relaunched the SGN as an industry body. In that time, I've... Continue Reading →

Ludometrics’ Gridlock Now On Greenlight

Ludometrics has placed it's retrotastic four-gun-turreted arena-based shoot-em-up on Steam Greenlight. So you, the earth council for strategic space defence and laser-based death battles can vote on whether to prioritise the safety of mankind within a vast uncaring universe. If you've not been paying attention, Gridlock is an arena-based shooter that sees you take control of four... Continue Reading →

This Week In Stats

Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory554 views JOBS146 views Richard LeMarchand Leads ProtoPlay Line Up130 views This Weeks Stats128 views Scotland’s Computer Games Journal Acquired By Springer75 views Game Joins GES As Retail Partner63 views Coming Soon – Pixel Raiders54 views Versus Scotland Bringing eSports Smackdown To GES49 views

Richard LeMarchand Leads ProtoPlay Line Up

Richard Lemarchand, Lead Game Designer on all three Uncharted games, will lead the line-up at Dare ProtoPlay, Scotland’s biggest video games festival. Dare ProtoPlay, which is organised and run by Abertay University, champions the very best in digital creativity and innovation, from the 15 student games created for the Dare to be Digital game design... Continue Reading →

This Weeks Stats

Introducing a new feature. This week's most popular posts. This also includes page visits to the company directory, jobs page, etc... Enjoy! Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory 290 views Pixel Blimp Wins Place On Microsoft Accelerator Programme 199 views One Week Left For Games Companies To Apply To Challenge Fund 162 views JOBS 126 views European Commission... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Game Symposium 2.0 – The Aftermath

Over on Bleeding Cool, official friend of the Scottish Games Network, Phil Harris has written an excellent summary of the weekend's Edinburgh Game Symposium. Rather than rewrite, or steal big chunks and pretend we're being creative, you can read the first part of Phil's summary here and then click through to find the rest on Bleeding Cool.... Continue Reading →

Gamescom – We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Gamescom is the world's biggest games industry event. Taking place in Cologne, Germany in August (13th-17th), the UK will once more have a prominent stand at the event. UKIE will once again be taking a 400 square metre space and will designing and managing the area to ensure every company can benefit. There are a... Continue Reading →

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