Why Doing Your Own Testing Can Cost Developers Dearly

For many developers - not just those in the games industry - the idea of paying someone to test software seems like an unnecessary luxury. Test-driven development, live patching and an office full of highly qualified coders can lead some businesses to make strange decisions about the real value of testing. In the first of... Continue Reading →

Rockstar Games Being Sued By Former Rockstar North Leader

Alongside ground-breaking, award-winning games, the one thing you can rely upon Rockstar Games for is drama. Once more, the company has delivered... News broke overnight that Rockstar Games and Sam and Dan Houser are facing a lawsuit from Leslie Benzies, the former head of the Rockstar North studio, the powerhouse behind the Grand Theft Auto... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Super Arc Light

All 4 Games, Channel 4's mobile publisher today released Super Arc Light, the first title from new Scottish studio No Code. The game is a stylish radial arcade shooter, which means players must spin around a central axis and blast incoming enemies into tiny shards of glowing particles. This is, of course, not nearly as... Continue Reading →

Vote BRUT@L

BRUT@L is the latest project from Dundee's Stormcloud Games. Based on classic dungeon crawlers and Rogue-likes such as Nethack and, well, Rogue (and Angband...) BRUT@L takes the old school ASCII aesthetic and transforms it, Tron-like for a new generation of gamers. You can see the launch trailer here: Stormcloud is promising BRUT@L will come to the PlayStation... Continue Reading →

Rockstar North – The World’s Number One Game Developer

Let's face it, in the wide, wide world o' games, any list of THE WORLD'S TOP x, where x is games, reviews, studios or other, is going to be controversial. However in a recent issues of Games TM magazine, the editorial team outlined their pick of the top 50 development studios in the world. Covering... Continue Reading →

360 Digital – Game Developer Conference – 23rd April – Dundee

On April 23rd Interactive Scotland will hold its first ever GDC Studio Session, an event which captures the buzz, the themes, the issues and the opportunities coming out of the 2015 Game Developer Conference. Focused on the issues significant to the industry in Scotland, the even brings together some of the country's most experienced, outspoken... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam 2015 – We’re Off…

Friday marked the launch of the 2015 Moray Game Jam, which is taking place at Moray College in Elgin. Not only does this make the jam the most northerly in the whole United Kingdom, it marks the return of one of the friendliest, most collaborative events in the gaming calendar. This year's competition has pulled... 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 →

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