Weekly World News – 05/03/21

Here’s our regular roundup of the news from the wide world o’ gaming in the last last seven days…

Codemasters Mud/Mind Meld
New Switch
GTA But Faster
UK Games Market Hits New High
Epic <3 Mediatonic
BAFTA <3 LOU2

And more…

Become a One Minute Mentor and Inspire the Next Generation

Part of Ukie’s push to help educate young people about careers in games, the One Minute Mentor programme is calling for anyone involved in the games industry to share a tiny chunk of wisdom about what they do and how they got there.

Weekly World News – 26/02/21

What’s that coming over the hill? Is it ten carefully curated pieces of news from across the videogames industry all gathered in one helpful location? Oh, what do you know, it is. Must be time for the Weekly World News already. What a treat.

Devices For All Wants Your Old Tech

With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.

Weekly World News – 19/02/21

What’s that coming over the hill? Is it ten carefully curated pieces of news from across the videogames industry all gathered in one helpful location? Oh, what do you know, it is. Must be time for the Weekly World News already. What a treat.

Game Gurus: Publishing

It’s easier than ever to publish your own game thanks to accessible platforms like itch.io, the mobile app stores and Steam Direct. However, many independent developers still see value in signing publishing deals to get their games off the ground. Should small and/or young studios still be looking to make publishing deals, or are they better taking their future into their own hands?

Weekly World News

Welcome to the return of the Weekly World News, in which we undertake a brief summation of notable events taking place within and around the environs of professional game development for the edification and education of those who find themselves preoccupied and unable to attend to current events.

Games Jobs Live returns – sign up now

Our friends at Games Jobs Live are back with a series of events this month, kicking off with their first livestream of 2021.

How Are We Doing?

You’ll have seen major changes taking place on the Scottish Games Network in the last few weeks. Thanks to our intrepid band of writers and broadcasters (aka Andrew and Ryan), we now have weekly columns, …

Game Gurus: The Year Ahead

It’s fantastic how well the Scottish games industry has been able to adapt to working from home, but there’s certainly no harm in anticipating what could be coming down the pipe next. We asked the Game Guru’s what challenges they’re anticipating in 2021.