90 Million Sales. $6 Billion Revenue. Made in Scotland

90 million copies sold. $6 billion in revenue. It's official. GTA V, created in Scotland, has beaten every other video game, Hollywood blockbuster and music release in history to become the biggest entertainment product in the world.

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Guru Programme – Open For Applications

Applications are now open for the 2017 BAFTA Guru programme. BAFTA Guru puts people with up to a year's experience in the film, TV or games sectors in front of a range of industry professionals, for coaching mentoring and 1-2-1 meetings. For just £40 (and hardship bursaries are available) you get two days of meetings... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Red’s Kingdom – New From Cobra

Dundee's Cobra Mobile is one of those studios which doesn't generate a huge amount of publicity, but quietly gets on with releasing a large number of games which go on to achieve great success - also quietly. The company is responsible for the best-selling iBomber franchise, as well as the more recent Cobi Hoops -... Continue Reading →

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