Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

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. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →

NDCS Workshop 2016

Workshop Summary Recently Guerilla Tea teamed up with the National Deaf Children’s Society and Abertay University to run a game development workshop with a group of deaf children. There were several objectives we wished to achieve during the day. Primarily we wanted to show the group that game making can be for everyone, no matter your background or situation.... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted: Drop In And Play, Dundee (8/11/15)

Game developers - the DCA (in partnership with Abertay) needs you. And your games. The latest of the popular Drop In And Play events takes place in Dundee on Sunday November 8th, coinciding with the closing celebrations for the Discovery Film Festival. The closing film will be Labyrinthus, a Europena film, which tells the story... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Winx Club Mystery Of The Abyss

Glasgow's Tsumanga Studios is continuing to release new games based upon the incredibly popular Winx Club license. The studio's games (Winx Sirenix Power & Winx Fairy School) have already been downloaded over 5.5 million time and the studio is confident their latest title will help them reach 10 million in the near future. Winx Club:... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Gruffalo Games

The Gruffalo, the beloved children's picture book, written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, has been joined by a brand new mobile game. Gruffalo: Games has been developed by Stormcloud Games, in conjunction with Magic Light Pictures. Gruffalo: Games is out now for iOS devices - iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch priced at a... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Peter Rabbit, New From Chunk

Glasgow's Chunk has created a great reputation for building games which tie into television programmes and specifically those for kids. The company has just released a new title, based on one of the world's most beloved children's licenses, Peter Rabbit. The flash-based game is aimed at 4-6 year olds, and was commissioned by CBeebies to go... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Slap Sticker

Glasgow's WeeWorld may often be overlooked as a games studio, despite having released around 16 games and apps for iOS and the company's online social network having well over 60,000,000 registered users. WeeWorld's latest release is SlapSticker. Think of it as an augmented reality photo editing app. You can customise and add fun elements to... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland To Hold Mini Game Jam For Primary School Kids

IGDA Scotland has announced its first ever Mini Game Jam, focused on primary school children. The organisation is working with researcher Amanda Wilson, who has worked for the last three years, with primary school age children, using the programming language Scratch. Amanda recognised a real need for younger children to be given the chance to... Continue Reading →

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