Registration is now open for Developing a Data Driven Creative Company, an online course specifically designed for the creative industries to help create more successful businesses using data. Featuring deep expertise from a range of University of Edinburgh staff and experienced industry professionals, the course includes case studies and specifically designed exercises which will lead... Continue Reading →
When was the last time you thought seriously about your plans for making videogames your career? More and more developers are discovering that the opportunity to create their own games is the biggest opportunity in front of them. Freelancing, or building your own studio brings about all sorts of creative freedom and autonomy, but it's... Continue Reading →
Game designer and artist Alfred Twu is speaking online this Saturday about "Games as an Introduction to Political Process and Long Term Planning". Tune in at 19:30.
Every game developer now needs to know more about data. From downloads and DLC, to ad revenues, monthly average users and lifetime vaue, data can be the key to your studio's survival. Thankfully there's a new online course specifically for you...
When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.
Games Go Guerilla? What does that even mean? Well, hopefully it's an event which will showcase some of Scotland's most interesting, innovative and intriguing indies - as part of the Beyond Festival.
TIGA has released new data indicating growth of 17% in employment within the games industry in Scotland between November 2018 and April 2020.
A new report from the Data-Driven Initiative (DDI) has highlighted the value of data to businesses working within the creative industries, and outlined a number of ways in which creators, practitioners and companies can use data more effectively. While the white paper is focused on the creative industries within the Edinburgh city and region deal... Continue Reading →
Make Your Games Business Better: Two new courses offering vital creative business skills to Scotland's freelancers, founders, startups and small businesses have launched. Find out more here.