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.
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'.
Innovate UK has launched a competition to encourage UK businesses to help innovate and address critical issues around the Covid19 pandemic.
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 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 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 →
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 →
Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee... Continue Reading →
The Scottish parliament needs YOU. The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism committee has announced that it has launched an investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries in... Continue Reading →
Here's another event you should be seriously considering... Date: Thursday 13th November 2014 Location: Codebase, Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR Time: 11.00 to 13:00 drop in... Continue Reading →