SGDA: A Fireplace Chat With Dr Carla Brown

The Scottish Game Developers Association is hosting as cosy fireside chat with the truly epic Dr Carla Brown, the founder and CEO of Game Doctor. Taking place on Wednesday 30th June at 18:00 (BST), the fireside chat is free to attend and will take place online, thanks to the miracle of the Internet. Game Doctor... Continue Reading →

Glasgow VR Company ChangingDay Raises £670,000 for Autistic Users

ChangingDay, a Glasgow-based start-up, has raised more than £670,000 to create virtual reality games for autistic people.

Scotland: TechCrunch Needs You

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness & Stirling.

Introducing PURE4D

DI4D, the Glasgow-founded facial performance capture company has launched PURE4D, a brand new facial capture solution, aimed at next-generation videogames creators, which promises to be the most efficient and scalable on the market.

PlayAway: Dr Matthew Barr

“What is Game Studies?”, you might be asking. Well, luckily there’s a whole day of panels dedicated to that very question and much more at the PlayAway Festival, the first of which is chaired by our guest today, Dr Matthew Barr.

PlayAway: William Kavanagh

Why is it that some multiplayer games see an explosion of popularity at launch only to fizzle out six months later, while a select few seem to stick around indefinitely? William Kavanagh, who is a PhD student in Computer Science researching game balancing at the University of Glasgow, has a theory.

PlayAway: Gabriel Elvery

The connections players make with videogame characters are of great interest to Gabriel Elvery, an LKAS PhD funded researcher at the University of Glasgow. Elvery, who will be delivering a workshop at the upcoming Play Away Festival, is exploring how and why we become so attached to virtual worlds and their residents, and what we can learn from these interactions.

BBC Documentary Celebrates the Human Stories of Gaming

Gaming and Me: Connections, Identity and Support takes for granted the fact that millions and millions us have very healthy and productive relationships with the games we play, and that games can be an integral and hugely meaningful part of their players’ lives.

Axis Studios Working on Scotland’s Biggest Ever Animation

Axis Studios, the Glasgow-based animation & VFX specialist, is working on a feature film the company believes will be the biggest ever animation created in Scotland.

The Captured Actor

The Captured Actor is a 2019 documentary, created by writer Iain Lowson, for the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow. The film is an exploration of the opportunities being created for performing arts and drama students within the rapidly evolving videogames industry.

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