The Big Indie Pitch: Dundee November 30

Steel Media, the epic team behind Pocket Gamer, is bringing it's BIG INDIE PITCH to Dundee on November 30. The event offers developers the opportunity to pitch their game ideas to a panel of experts (and what experts - see below...) A speed dating format, gives each developer four minutes with each panel, giving every... Continue Reading →

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 →

No Code Leads The Way As Scottish Companies Nominated In Develop Awards

The nominations for the 2017 Develop awards have been announced, with seven Scottish companies in the running for awards. Glasgow-based studio No Code, creators of the critically-acclaimed The House Abandon & Stories Untold leads the charge with nominations in four categories. Dundee's Yo Yo Games, creators of Game Maker Studio follow with nominations in three categories,... Continue Reading →

Xpo North – Games Wanted

Xpo North, the creative industries festival which takes place in Inverness in June, is looking for games. For the last several years the festival has featured a 'gaming playground', an opportunity for developers to exhibit and demonstrate their new games. Space is provided free and the festival will recompense travel expenses and offer accommodation in Inverness... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Cobi Arrows A New iMessenger Game From Cobra

Dundee's Cobra Mobile has released it's latest game. Cobi Arrows is a archery title which challenges players to hit the target as accurately as possible, as many times as possible, in only 30 seconds. Cobi Arrows has been published for Apple iMessage. This is the app which allows Apple users to send and receive text messages.... Continue Reading →

Three Scots Named In Games Industry’s Most Influential 100

GamesIndustry.biz has just published it's first list of the top 100 most influential people in the games industry. Covering the AAA console sector, mobile gaming, indie games, eSports, retail & publishing, industry advocates/investors  as well as those in PR and the media, the list offers an insight into the people who influence the games industry... Continue Reading →

Dolby Labs – Looking For Developers

Following another successful Game Developer Conference, Scottish Development International have passed on an opportunity from the show... Dolby Labs, the pioneering audio company is actively looking for game developers - especially those creating games or apps which utilise audio in new and interesting ways. According to SDI: Andy Vaughn, their Developer Relations Manager, advised that they... Continue Reading →

New Funding Round For Audio Specialist Krotos

Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →

Chinese Games Company Skymoons Opens First European Studio In Edinburgh

Chinese mobile games publisher Skymoons, is opening its first European studio, based in Edinburgh. Headed by Michael Boniface, the former director of Reloaded Productions (the team behind APB Reloaded), the studio is now recruiting an initial 21 people, with further growth planned. This is Skymoon's first studio outside China and is a first for the country's... Continue Reading →

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