£30K On Offer In Commonwealth Games Competition

The Glasgow 2014 Digital Sprint is a new competition, launched by Glasgow 2014, which challenges Scotland's digital industries to find new ways to engage with the biggest sporting event in Scotland's history. The brief is simple - yet wide open for original and creative new ideas. Digital Sprint invites entrants to: Create innovative ideas to... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network – An Introduction

In September last year I announced to the world that the Scottish Games Network was moving from a grass roots community to becoming something far more strategic and full time.  I may even have used the words 'official industry body' for Scotland's interactive entertainment sector.  I meant them too... I then organised a number of... Continue Reading →

Tacos, Bluegrass & Video Games – Tickets Now On Sale

Last week we mentioned the supremely awesome sounding event taking place early next year which brings together three of mankind's most outstanding achievements - tacos, bluegrass music and video games. This is a clever twist on the more familiar and mundane beer and pizza and video games, introducing a new international flavour and giving the... Continue Reading →

SGN Launch – Hello Glasgow! 27th November 2013

After several delays and changes in venue, the SGN Launch event finally reaches Glasgow.  Taking place on the evening of Wednesday 27th of November at GMAC in the Trongate, Glasgow, this is YOUR opportunity to find out our plans for the SGN, ask questions, provide input and help make the Scottish games industry better. Last... Continue Reading →

The Scottish Games Network Launches As Scotland’s Video Games Industry Body

Believe it or not, it's nearly ten years since the Scottish Games Network first launched.  In 2005 we created a simple Yahoo group to help the growing number of game developers keep in touch.  It's grown since then to become a dedicated website and a community spread over all of the significant social channels. It's... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative – Special Edition – Now Open

We have mentioned the astounding Cross Creative programme from TRC a couple of times in the past few years.  Now the company is offering something new - specifically for women working in the creative industries. Cross Creative is a fully-funded programme, providing access to some of the world's top creatives, travel to the US and... Continue Reading →

Conversation with Silicon Valley – Girl Geek Dinners

It has been a while since Girl Geek Scotland hosted a dinner but they certainly came out with all guns blazing for their return, with a host of fantastic guests answering questions in a panel debate. Although not entirely games related the events are highly regarded in the tech community and so we couldn't afford... Continue Reading →

Wanted: Women In Tech

UPDATE: Photo Shoot takes place on the morning of Thursday 29th. Our good friends at Girl Geek Scotland are trying to show the world that women play an integral role in Scotland's technology industries - including games.   In a recent photo shoot for the Financial Times, a group of entrepreneurs was photographed on the... Continue Reading →

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