The Scottish Games Network has partnered with V&A Dundee and InGAME to offer three Scottish games companies FREE places on the V&A Dundee Design for Business accelerator programme.
According to Take 2, the service enjoyed its busiest year ever last year and garnered a 28% hike in revenue for the company. Those numbers look set to continue climbing too, with Take 2 having announced it will be bringing a standalone version of GTA Online to PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.
Headed up by London-based independent developer Payload Studios, the Tentacle Zone Incubator is a programme offering mentorship, networking opportunities and an all-round games industry insight to independent developers with disabilities or neurodiversites, who come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, are of an underrepresented gender, or are POC or LGBTQ+.
One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →
Epic's online games store suffered an 'outage' last night after it made Grand Theft V free. The store made Scotland's most successful export totally free for users yesterday, but the site was quickly overwhelmed by users rushing to claim a copy of the game. We are currently experiencing high traffic on the Epic Games Store.... Continue Reading →
The first ever Interface 9, the virtual version of the popular Game|Dev|Drinks events, took place last Wedneday (May 6). Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from across the industry, it was a chance for attendees to learn more about topics such as influencers, funding, self care and the Epic ecosystem. Organised, by Colin Macdonald, the... Continue Reading →
There's a new games industry event in Scotland and by joining in, you'll be able to help the NHS. Organised by the amazing Colin MacDonald and based upon his equally amazing Game|Dev|Drinks events, Interface 9 will pull together 9 x people from the games industry and give them each 10 minutes for a searing and... Continue Reading →
GamesIndustry.biz has just published it's first list of the top 100 most influential people in the games industry. Covering the AAA console sector, mobile gaming, indie games, eSports, retail & publishing, industry advocates/investors as well as those in PR and the media, the list offers an insight into the people who influence the games industry... Continue Reading →
Dundee's Cobra Mobile is one of those studios which doesn't generate a huge amount of publicity, but quietly gets on with releasing a large number of games which go on to achieve great success - also quietly. The company is responsible for the best-selling iBomber franchise, as well as the more recent Cobi Hoops -... Continue Reading →