Could Gateway Be The Next Grand Theft Auto?

[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Presents: A Keynote With Brenda Romero

In partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy, BAFTA Scotland presents a keynote with Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer, Fulbright scholar, entrepreneur, artist, writer, and creative director who has worked in gaming since 1981. As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series,... 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 →

2015 Moray Game Jam OPEN FOR ENTRIES

2014 saw the inaugural Moray Games Jam take place at Elgin College in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. As far as we can tell, it remains the most northerly game jam in the UK... It was excellent. 45 designers, artists and developers took part and a wild time was had be all. Now the 2015 jam... Continue Reading →

Dundee Becomes The UK’s First City Of Design

Earlier this week, UNESCO, that's the United Nations' Education, Scientific and Cultural organisation, announced its list of the cities which have contributed significantly to design. Alongside globally recognised hubs of creativity and culture, such as Bilbao (Spain), Montreal (Canada) and Berlin (Germany), the United Kingdom's first city of design is our very own Dundee. The... Continue Reading →

Last Call – BAFTA CREW

The closing date for applications for the first ever BAFTA CREW Games programme closes on Monday 17th of November. You should be a part of it. It's open to anyone who's worked in the games sector for two years and is offering a bespoke, custom built programme of masterclasses, workshops, seminars, networking events and video... Continue Reading →

Game Changer Dundee – Game Design Contest

Game Changer Dundee is a new four month project in which primary school children across Dundee will learn about video game design from BAFTA award-winning game designer Sophia George. Sophia will introduce pupils to her inspirations as an artist and game designer, leading practical sessions looking at the links between traditional art and modern video... Continue Reading →

Digital Innovation Award For Quartic Llama And NTS

http://vimeo.com/110153394 The 2014 Arts & Business Scotland awards took place on Friday 24th of October at a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Theatre Royal. The awards celebrate the best partnerships between the business and cultural sectors in Scotland. Game development studio Quartic Llama and the National Theatre of Scotland picked up the award for Digital Innovation, for... 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 →

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