Tranzfuser Documentary: DCA Dundee, 24 November

The UK Games Fund is inviting Scottish Games Network members (i.e. you lot) to join them - and a plethora of games development sector experts - at the exclusive Scottish premiere of the Tranzfuser documentary. The event takes place at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre on Friday 24th November, from 10:30am-12:00. It's free to attend, but space... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Games Symposium – ProtoPlay Edition

Heads up, folks. The 2015 http://www.edingame.com/ takes place on Wednesday and Thursday next week. The symposium's rather awesome (and unique) mix of panels, speakers, music, performance, concerts, discussion and debate are back, but this year there's a twist... It's in Dundee. Yes, Scotland's throbbing games hub is playing host to the country's most exciting and... Continue Reading →

Indie Developers – Dare Protoplay Needs YOU

Developers. Dare ProtoPlay wants you. And your games. Dare ProtoPlay is the culmination of the annual Dare to be Digital competition. In previous years, the competition drew 10-15 teams of students travel to Dundee for the summer and build a working prototype of their game, before demonstrating, playing and showing them off in public at... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Seek – New From Five Pixels

Five Pixels is one of the winning teams from this year's Dare To Be Digital. Seek is their first game. It was released in early November and has already scooped a TIGA award for the Best Student Game. Seek is a first person game in which the player must find their friends, who are lost... Continue Reading →

Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards Shortlist Revealed

The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Dares To Support Games Sector

The Scottish government has been a vocal supporter of the video games and interactive industry in Scotland for the last several years. In addition to supporting tax breaks prior to Westminster, it has directly supported the inclusion of foreign teams in Dare to be Digital, created a cross-party group on videogames and has recognised the... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

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 →

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