Nae Danger is a new choose-your-own-adventure game aimed at schools and youth organisations across Scotland to help young people understand more about the dangers of carrying knives.
Proof that no matter how strange your ideas are, there really is someone out there just like you, Lowteck’s Ally Low has announced that his modern NES game Flea is now available as part of 8-Bit Homebrew Bundle featuring three other anachronistic indie gems.
Entries are now open for the BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online programme. Guru is a virtual festival aimed at helping new up-and-coming talent in film, games and television get to the next stage in their career.
If you follow SGN TV on YouTube you may have already seen our Dwerg Saga feature. Over there we focussed more on the development of the game and its ongoing evolution with the game's mastermind, Jock Findlay. If you enjoyed the piece, you may will have a Dwerg shaped hole (I'd get that checked out... Continue Reading →
Cloud Jumper, the serene new exploration game from Hyper Luminal, is a bit of a curveball from the Dundee-based studio. We speak to Creative Director, Rob Madden about the game's sandbox style and stylish visuals.
"Originally I started making SOLAS because I really enjoyed older C64 games like Reflektor, and (admittedly obscure) tile-based puzzle games like S.C. OUT. These games were all about cause and effect, and about learning how the different systems interacted with each other."
Thinking about starting your own games company but aren't sure where to begin? You're not alone. Scotland has seven universities across the country producing games-related graduates. Almost every college is offering game development at HNC and HND levels. We have raw talent galore. However, starting a business is hard. Most people get into the games... Continue Reading →
Headed up by London-based independent developer Payload Studios, the Tentacle Zone Incubator is a programme offering mentorship, networking opportunities and an all-round games industry insight to independent developers with disabilities or neurodiversites, who come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, are of an underrepresented gender, or are POC or LGBTQ+.
In SOLAS, players explore the complicated, interconnected circuitry of a mysterious machine by redirecting beams of light towards energy receivers in an effort to get it up and running again. What the machine does or why it’s powered down we don’t know, but we do know that something alien and hostile has found its way inside and is intent on causing chaos.