Loot Boxes: UK Government Calls for Evidence

The UK government has opened its call for evidence over the use of 'randomised monetisation mechanics' aka loot boxes in videogames. The call is asking for input and feedback from... Continue Reading →

Scottish Programme for Government Accepts Logan Review in Full

Last week we wrote a summary of The Logan Review, Mark Logan's astonishing report, which reimagines the role, the scope, the success and the future of Scotland's digital technology ecosystem.... Continue Reading →

The Logan Review

The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.

Lords Recommend Immediate Loot Box Reclassification

The House of Lords Gambling Committee is recommending the immediate reclassification of loot boxes in videogames as gambling. The report goes on to state that any game or mechanic which has 'gambling like characteristics' should be similarly regulated.

Government Calls For Evidence on Loot Boxes

The DCMS will launch a call for evidence into the use of 'loot boxes' within videogames, to decide whether or not they should be considered 'gambling'.

£20M Business Innovation Funding Call

Innovate UK has launched a competition to encourage UK businesses to help innovate and address critical issues around the Covid19 pandemic.

New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to... Continue Reading →

Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible.... 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... Continue Reading →

Tag & Ruffian In First Round Of UK Game Fund Recipients

Dundee development studios Tag Games and Ruffian are among the first round winners of funding from the recently announced UK Game Fund. The Scottish companies are among the first 24... Continue Reading →

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