Understanding Women in the Media

Robert Gordon University (RGU) in partnership with Edinburgh University are conducting a study to "Drive forward change" for women working in the media. This survey, commissioned by Engender Scotland and Gender Equal Media Scotland (GEMS), asks women in the arts, who are based in Scotland to share their experiences. The project aims to find obstacles... Continue Reading →

MCV/Develop Profiles Scotland’s Videogames Industry

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 →

SGNTV: We have a YouTube Channel!

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 →

Computer Games Journal Expanding Editorial Board

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.

DMA Founder Leads Top 50 Scots

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.

Ant Workshop Interview: Accessibility Versus Simplicity

Tony Gowland, the man behind Ant Workshop spoke to Gamesindustry.biz about accessibility and 'easiness'

Light Bytes – Coming Soon – To Edinburgh, Dundee & Glasgow

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 →

Rockstar North – The World’s Number One Game Developer

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 →

Game Creators Hit The List’s Hot 100

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 →

Scottish Games Network Boss Begs Scottish Newspaper To ‘Be Less Shit’

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 →

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