Much More McMinecraft: Cumbrae Next In Metaverse

Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island's heritage & history.

Game Designer Alfred Twu Speaking This Saturday

Game designer and artist Alfred Twu is speaking online this Saturday about "Games as an Introduction to Political Process and Long Term Planning". Tune in at 19:30.

Play Away Festival 2021

Scotland has an astonishing new videogames taking place in February 2021. The Play Away Festival 2021 is a fortnight's festival of gaming from our friends at the Tinderbox Collective. Play Away is taking a different approach to gaming. Videogames have an incredible amount to offer the world beyond their huge commercial success. Gaming is now... Continue Reading →

Mesomorphic & UHI Developing ‘Algorismus’ Maths Game

The University of the Highlands and Islands is collaborating with Mesomorphic, a Shetland-based software company, to develop Algorismus, a game to boosts young people’s maths skills. Students and staff from Moray College (home of the Moray Game Jam - the UK's most northerly jam...) will work with Mesomorphic to create Algorismus, which will help students... Continue Reading →

Remedy Quest: Beta Test Opens, Trailer Launched

Remedy Quest the 2D casual game being developed by Glasgow-based Game Dr, to combat misinformation and anxiety around the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has launched the first trailer for the game and opened a public beta test.

Get Curious About Audio & Applied Gaming

Curious is the Royal Society of Edinburgh's summer events programme. In 2020, there's a whole thread on #AppliedGames. If you're not up to speed on the application of games outside of games, this is a golden opportunity. It's the future, trust us...

PLAY Challenge – Games Transforming Education

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.

Game DR: Covid19 Game Update

The first update from Game DR on their Innovate UK-backed game, designed to help children and young people understand more about Covid-19, decrease anxiety and follow official guidelines.

Game Doctor Developing Covid19 Education Game

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 →

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