You may have noticed that the output of the Scottish Games Network has increased over the last few weeks. You may even have noticed that the quality and variety of the writing has improved. This is due to two new members of the SGN team. Andrew Gordon and Ryan Duff have come on board to... Continue Reading →
Guest editorial. Does the games industry have a problem? Crunch, diversity & toxic office culture seems all too common. We asked Purpose HR to explore how games companies can build a positive workplace culture...
UKIE is joining the UKIE Government Kickstart scheme, to help fund games businesses to hire and train young people (aged 16-24) for roles within the videogames industry.
Our friends at Games Jobs Live have joined forces with PocketGamer for another great recruitment event taking place on Wednesday this week. The online event will take place as part of the PocketGamer Connects event, which brings together speakers, delegates and industry experts from across the world. The Connects event runs from Monday November 9... Continue Reading →
A new Edinburgh Napier University spin-out is expanding as it seeks to market a product which brings real-world objects to life in mobile devices. 3FINERY uses and new form of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, it's calling 'Intermediated Reality' to boost customer engagement with remote marketing campaigns, by showing products in innovative new ways. The company... Continue Reading →
Game Parade 2020 is a brand new game jam, created specifically to help developers to find jobs within the UK games industry.
Game Academy is a new startup which aims to help gamers utilise the skills they've honed in games to help them find jobs. If you play games, they could use your help.
Dundee studio Hyper Luminal Games is celebrating its most successful year yet, with the announcement that the studio has doubled both it's headcount and turnover in the last 12 months. In true games industry style, the Hyper Luminal team is celebrating by announcing a new recruitment drive, searching for programmers at all levels, a mid-level... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →