The last time Scotland's videogames industry had any sort of national profile in MCV, the industry trade journal, it was 2011/12. That's a long time ago - especially in a sector which moves as quickly and evolves so rapidly as gaming. At that point Realtime Worlds was still the talk of the town, Outplay was... Continue Reading →
The Scottish Games Network loves trying new ways to engage with the gaming community and spread the word about games in Scotland. That's why we're trying our hand at video production through our new SGN YouTube Channel! The idea behind this channel is to promote Scottish game development, inform you about the industry, start interesting... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal is expanding Editorial Board as the journal reaches its 10th year of publication. Applicants from multiple disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Dave Jones, founder of DMA Design and the man behind games including Grand Theft Auto, Lemmings and Tanktics has been named number one, in the Herald's list of 50 Scots who changed the world.
Tony Gowland, the man behind Ant Workshop spoke to Gamesindustry.biz about accessibility and 'easiness'
Illustration for LIGHT BYTES an event for Creative Edinburgh and Creative Scotland by Want Some StudioCreative Edinburgh, Creative Dundee and We Throw Switches are joining forces to run three informal mixer events called Light Bytes. These will include networking, micro talks, panel discussion and the opportunity to play with technology. The project was initiated by... Continue Reading →
Let's face it, in the wide, wide world o' games, any list of THE WORLD'S TOP x, where x is games, reviews, studios or other, is going to be controversial. However in a recent issues of Games TM magazine, the editorial team outlined their pick of the top 50 development studios in the world. Covering... Continue Reading →
Every year, The List magazine produces it's Hot 100 list of the people who have contributed significantly to Scotland's cultural and creative year. In the 2013 list, the number 1 slot was awarded, collectively to Rockstar North, recognising the company's work on Grand Theft Auto. Simon Meek, the driving force behind Story Mechanics hit number 33,... Continue Reading →
Following an astonishing unattributed article posted in last week's Edinburgh Evening News, Brian Baglow, director of the Scottish Games Network has invited the tabloid to 'consider what it's about', to 'perhaps join the rest of us in the 21st century' and to direct all of its efforts to becoming 'slightly less shit.' In the article,... Continue Reading →
In addition to organising secret events, Develop magazine is also putting together a list of forthcoming titles for a directory of new games from the UK. It's an awesome idea and one long overdue... The initial list can be found here. It contains 156 games, which seems... a little light. Less than a dozen are... Continue Reading →