EVENT: Scotland’s Space & Creative Industries Collide

Scotland's space technology sector is one of the country's most exciting and innovative new industries. From microsat manufacturing and software to a growing number of space data companies and even rocket engine manufacturers, Scotland is developing a global reputation as a pioneer in the new era of commercial space exploration. Now the industry is looking... Continue Reading →

Light Bytes – Coming Soon – To Edinburgh, Dundee & Glasgow

Illustration for LIGHT BYTES an event for Creative Edinburgh and Creative Scotland by Want Some StudioCreative Edinburgh, Creative Dundee and We Throw Switches are joining forces to run three informal mixer events called Light Bytes. These will include networking, micro talks, panel discussion and the opportunity to play with technology. The project was initiated by... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliamentary Committee To Explore Impact Of Games Sector

The Scottish parliament needs YOU. The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism committee has announced that it has launched an investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries in Scotland - using the country's games and film/television industries as key sectors. The committee will explore: The role of public sector agencies and the effectiveness... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 And Chunk Stand Up To Cancer – Reverse The Odds – OUT NOW

One of the most exciting things about the games industry is the fact that it's being used for more than princess rescue, coin collection and blowing things up in ever more photo realistic detail. More and more often companies from outwith the games sector are realising that games, game mechanics and gaming experiences can be extended beyond... Continue Reading →

Fly Through Dundee’s New V&A Museum

http://vimeo.com/46872244 Dundee's Live Visualisations is the creator of a new, interactive representation of the city's forthcoming V&A museum. The fly through of Kengo Kuma's distinctive and ground breaking design shows the museum's galleries and spaces. Live Visualisations uses games technology to create photo-realistic and accurate representations of physical spaces. These can be used by companies... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Publishes BAFTA Winning Dare Game

Size DOES Matter, a frantic music-fuelled arcade game and winner of the last BAFTA Ones to Watch Award, is OUT NOW, published by Channel 4. The game was one of the three main winners at Abertay University’s Dare to be Digital contest in 2013, securing one of the ultra-exclusive nominations for the BAFTA Ones to Watch... Continue Reading →

Games Lounge – New Online Video Games Show

Games Lounge is a brand new live-streamed show about video games, being created and produced here in Scotland. The idea for the show and the driving force behind the project, Shaun Paul Johnson is now using Kickstarter to help finds funds to make the show a reality. Shaun explained his reasoning for starting the project... Back in... Continue Reading →

Go North, Play Games…

June 4th marks the start of the 2014 Go North festival in Inverness. Go North celebrates all aspects of the cultural and creative arts and includes film, music, literature and a growing number of games. For the first time, the festival in 2014 will feature a gaming playground, where a number of Scotland's development studios will... Continue Reading →

Lub Vs Dub Wins BAFTA New Talent Award

The BAFTA New Talent awards is an annual competition for people who have just begun their careers in the screen industries, or who have released their first work.  The competition is open to students, graduates and newcomers of all shapes and sizes. This year's competition saw three very different games entered for the competition, one... Continue Reading →

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