VG247 Scotland, Issue 2 – Educating Scotland

VG247's new regular column exploring the games industry in Scotland is now live and online. In this edition, Educating Scotland, Dave Cook talks to Daniel Livingstone from the Digital Design Studio at Glasgow School of Art and Gregor White, the director of Academic Enterprise at the university of Abertay. In addition there is an interview with... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland 2014

Saturday March 1st is the date.  Dundee is the location.  Game In Scotland is back for 2014 - bigger and better than ever before. This year's GIS offers something for everyone - whether you're looking for a job, starting your own company, working on a new project, or looking for advice from industry experts. Funded... Continue Reading →

Crossover Scotland – Inspiration Day

Crossover Scotland's Inspiration Day was a rare event, a day designed to bring together 'creatives' from a range of disciplines - film & tv, performing arts, literature, music, games and 'other'... It's part of a larger series of events, created by Crossover Labs and The Sheffield Documentary Festival, incorporating residential labs where practitioners from all... Continue Reading →

New On Scottish Game Network – Freelance Directory

Freelancers, contractors - we want YOU.  If you're based in Scotland and offering services within the interactive industry, then we want to help. After the success of the Company Directory (the second most accessed page in the entire site), it makes sense to pull in those people working in Scotland who are not part of... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Journalist Does Interesting Thing…

Cara Ellison is a games journalist who writes for a whole bunch of games sites you'll know and read, including The Guardian, Rock Paper Shotgun, Eurogamer, Kotaku and PC Gamer.  She writes interesting and slightly odd pieces to do with games, her feelings about games and the issues surrounding games and the wide world of... Continue Reading →

Stormcloud Games Hits Guardian Top 50

The Guardian has published it's list of the top 50 apps of the year, covering lifestyle, entertainment, news, health, games, education and productivity tools. Stormcloud Games first release, Mr Shingu's Paper Zoo managed to hit the top 50, in the kids category, with Stuart Dredge, mobile expert and all round good guy describing it thus:... Continue Reading →

Develop’s 30 Under 30 – Scots Galore

Develop magazine has published its annual 30 Under 30, a list of up-and-coming stars in the world of games development. Quite a wide range of Scottish developers made the cut this year and were featured in the list. Step forward and take a bow please: Simon Kilroy, Software Engineer, Ruffian Alex Zeitler, Co-founder and CTO,... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Pet Roulette – New From NevisTech

Names are important.  Names are one of the first things that define your game.  They help set the player's expectations and are a key marketing tool.  Seriously.  Choosing something too whimsical or esoteric and you can confuse and alienate your potential audience, or lose thousands of potential sales. So imagine our pleasure and delight in... Continue Reading →

30 Under 30 – Developer Edition – Whippersnappers Required

MCV recently published its 30 Under 30 list, highlighting those in the games industry who are contributing to the games industry, despite their tender years and innocent delight in all things game related (bar development). We posted a call for entries from the industry in Scotland, but the focus on areas outside game development stopped... Continue Reading →

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