Remembering Stew Hogarth

Tomorrow the public memorial service takes place for our late friend, colleague and all round awesome guy, Stew Hogarth. You are invited to join a celebration of his life at 13:15 on Wednesday 23∫rdSeptember at St. Columba’s Roman Catholic Church (Derwent Avenue, Dundee, DD3 0BE). This will be followed by a reception at the Invercarse Hotel. Please make... Continue Reading →

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GamesAreForEveryone Vol.2

Hot on the heels of the first event back in May, GamesAreForEveryone returns to Edinburgh on Thursday 10th September to create a wonderful combination of friendly bar and amazing indie games space! For one night only, city-centre venue The Mash House (www.themashhouse.co.uk) will once-again play host to a selection of playable games, demos and installations by... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Block Racer – New From AppyAppster

Block Racer is a brand new defiantly lo-fi and retro racing game for iOS. Created by the new AppyAppster team, Block Racer takes one button racing to a new level. Starting at the top of the screen, players have to negotiate increasingly challenging single screen tracks, in which spikes, pitfalls, guns, drips and other hazards... Continue Reading →

Monstrum – Out Now

Monstrum, the highly-anticipated, trouser-foulingly-frightening, procedurally-generated survival horror game from Dundee's Junkfish has gone live on Steam and the Humble Store. The game is on early access, allowing the developers to gather feedback from players, during the final stages of development. Initial signs are promising. Early reviews and feedback have been very positive with both gaming... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Quick Slide

Dundee's Stand Out Games has released its latest title, Quickslide for Android devices. The game offers a new spin on the classic Christmas-cracker-em-up slidey squares type puzzle. You know the ones. It's a plastic square which contains 4 x 4 tiles upon which is printed a picture of a seasonal or humorous nature. Cunningly, one... Continue Reading →

Go Boldly – Distant Star: Revenant Fleet OUT NOW

Distant Star: Revenant Fleet is a brand new release from Edinburgh's Blazing Griffin. It is a real-time, space-strategy game for PC, featuring fleet-based combat, a dynamically generated galaxy, and an evolving narrative that creates a different experience every time the game is played. The company is positioning the game as a rogue-like meets strategy experience.... Continue Reading →

Last Call – BAFTA CREW

The closing date for applications for the first ever BAFTA CREW Games programme closes on Monday 17th of November. You should be a part of it. It's open to anyone who's worked in the games sector for two years and is offering a bespoke, custom built programme of masterclasses, workshops, seminars, networking events and video... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – High Steaks! New From Future Fossil

Scientists. From the amiable if eccentric lab-coated boffins of British fame, to the megalomaniacal  'Fools! I'll show them. I'll show ALL of them! Mwah ha ha...!' Frankenstein-esque human centipede creators, they love meddling in things they ought not to. And if you're meddling with things you ought not to, then clearly, second only to building... Continue Reading →

Help Wanted

How many games companies are there in the UK? How many programmers? Are artists getting the training they need? How are people actually getting into the industry? Is QA still a valid way into a company? How about the demographics of the people making games? Is it still a male dominated industry? Is the gender... Continue Reading →

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