Politicians Disagree Over Tax Breaks For Games – Live On TV…

…complete with basic errors and added Darth Vader.  The issue of tax breaks for the games industry refuses to disappear, despite being turned down by Chancellor George Osborne in his first budget, earlier this year. …

Realtime Worlds Administrator Continues To Distress

With nearly 200 employees losing their jobs, serious debt and a live game to sell, the liquidation of Realtime Worlds was never going to be pretty.  However, the actions of the company appointed as administrator, …

First Reviews Hit For Cohort’s ‘The Shoot’

Cohort’s first title for the PlayStation Move ‘The Shoot’ was released over the last few days.  It’s starting to pick up some critical attention.  The first review, from Digital Chumps said it “may very well …

Dynamo Scoops Herald Digital GAMES Award

This week saw the conclusion of the 2010 Scottish Herald Digital Business Awards, with Dynamo Games walking off with the Games trophy for their first Facebook title, Soccer Tycoon, with Cohort Studios commended for their …

YoYo Games Launches First iPhone App – Skydiver Mach II

YoYo Games has announced its first commercially available game for the iPhone.  Skydiver Mach II is a brand new title, out now on the Apple App Store. The launch marks YoYo’s first steps into the …

Canadian Developers Receive Multi-Million Dollar Boost

Following significant activity within the Scottish government at Holyrood and the UK government in Westminster, regarding the issue of tax breaks for game developers, new has emerged that the Canadian government has made a multi-million …

So Long, And Thanks For All The Pish…

More bad news for the games business in Scotland.  Leith-based Outerlight, the creator of the online title The Ship, is ‘all but dissolved’ according to company founder Chris Peck. An interview given to BigDownload, which …