Entries have now opened for the 11th BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition. Inspiring the UK’s future game makers, and celebrating new gaming talent, the competition, gives young people (from ages 10-18) the chance to design or make their own game.
Games Jobs LIVE The Next Generation is a live online event for young people to let them know more about how to find a career in videogames.
ScreenSkills is inviting industry professionals based across Scotland to participate in workshops to help them determine which skills and what knowledge is required to work in job roles relating interactive media and videogames.
Make Your Games Business Better: Two new courses offering vital creative business skills to Scotland's freelancers, founders, startups and small businesses have launched. Find out more here.
The PLAY Challenge is a competition to find games which help to develop, recognise, or reward 21st century skills, with $10,000 on offer for the winner.
Unreal Fellowship Applications Are Open. Learn from industry experts how Unreal Engine can be used for real-time production with an intensive 30 day course 50 x $10,000 grants are available. Industry experience required.
Glasgow-based Game Doctor has secured £50,000 of Innovate UK funding to develop a mobile game, to help children prevent the spread of coronavirus as they return to school. Game Doctor will be working with Covid-19 researchers from the University of Glasgow and Queen’s University Belfast on the game, while a health psychologist from the University... Continue Reading →
Abertay’s School of Design & Informatics is no stranger to success. This March, their undergrad games degrees were named best in Europe - for the sixth year in a row. And now, their entire Graduate Show can be viewed online.
OUT NOW: Island Saver.
NatWest has released its first ever financial education game, Island Saver, designed and developed by Stormcloud Games in Dundee.
While this year's Xpo North may have fallen prey to the ongoing lockdown, the team behind Scotland's best creative industries festival has been hard at work moving much of the programme online. Dave Taylor, one of the team at id software, (self described as the 'spackle coder') responsible for Doom and Quake, is holding a... Continue Reading →