Game Jam 192, a new competition created specifically for remote development is now open for entries.
Glasgow games studio NoCode won the Best British Game award for 'Observation' at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards.
Roykfern is a new point and click adventure game, being developed by Arrow Games in Dundee. Born out of the Honours project of co-founder, Calum Robb, Roykfern bills itself as a musical narrative adventure. Arrow Games is currently crowdfunding the game, looking for £50,000 for a full PC release. The campaign has over 40 days... Continue Reading →
Let's be honest, it's been a weird few weeks. As more and more businesses shift to remote working and the reality of the Covid-19 isolation becomes clearer, ever greater numbers of people are going to be spending considerable amounts of time at home. And the schools, colleges and universities are all closing too. Stress, worry... Continue Reading →
FLEA is a brand-new, 'hard-as-nails' retro platformer for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Created by Lowtek Games, the brain child of Alastair Low, a games artist based in Dundee, Flea has already reached it's funding goal of £4,000 on Kickstarter. The game promises players the opportunity to traverse inside and outside a 'great beast', collecting... Continue Reading →
Dundee's Abertay University has been ranked the best in Europe for its videogames degrees, for the sixth year in a row. The Princeton Review, which rates colleges and universities around the world, has rated Abertay as number one in Europe for its undergraduate games education and in the global top 10 for its postgraduate courses.... Continue Reading →
4TG, the public facing games event, which was created in Aberdeen has announced that it will be holding it's first event in Ayr in May 2020, with Dundee to follow later in the year. Held at Ayr racecourse on the 8th & 9th of May, 4TG promises that the event will: "Immerse attendees in the... Continue Reading →
A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.
Registration is open for the 2020 Global Game Jam, with Scotland once again fielding a number of sites offering the opportunity to participate in the world's largest game jam. From January 31 to February 2, developers around the world will be taking part and attempting to make a videogame - based upon a single common... Continue Reading →