Case Study: Konglomerate Games

An introduction to Dundee-based Konglomerate Games, who's videogames are helping children with Cystic Fibrosis breathe more easily

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 →

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.

Strange Sickness: Play With The Plague in Medieval Aberdeen

Strange Sickness is a new narrative game, based in medieval Aberdeen, whent he city faced the perils of plague. It is based upon real historical data from the city's unique records, which run from 1398 to the present day.

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.

COVID-19 Game Update: Developing The Environment

A development update from the team at Game DR on the development of their game to help educate children and young people about Covid-19.

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.

PLAY & Talk Weekend

This weekend (20th–21st June), the UK games industry is calling on the British public to gather online to play and talk together in a united effort to tackle loneliness in the UK.    The PLAY & Talk weekend is taking place during National Loneliness Awareness Week and is part of the Department for Digital, Culture,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Help The UK Games Industry Fight Covid19

Some of the UK's leading developers have joined forces with the Department of Culture Media and Sport to include essential health messages to players across the country. Games created in the UK, including Candy Crush Saga, Sniper Elite 4, DiRT Rally 2.0 and Farm Heroes now carry the information: Stay at Home, Protect the NHS,... Continue Reading →

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