NewZoo Study: Gamers Want More Diversity

When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.

Mapping Scotland’s Videogames Industry

How many games companies are there in Scotland? 10? 50? 500? Incredibly, we really don't know. It looks like we may have lost as many as 65% of studios in the last 5 x years. So here's what we're going to do about it...

The Logan Review

The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.

InGAME: Innovation Voucher Winners

Six recipients of InGAME R&D innovation vouchers have been announced, covering a broad range of gamification and applied games projects.

8-Bit Bleeps

Researchers from Edinburgh Napier and Manchester Mentropolitan Universities are looking into how gamers listen to audio while playing. Please help by sharing your own experiences and preferences for game audio.

The Future Of Games

The Computer Games Journal has opened a call for papers exploring The Future Of Games

Chilli Connect Acquired By Unity Technologies

Dundee's 'Live Ops' company has been acquired by Unity Technologies.

Workshops Announced For New Scottish Videogames Industry Research Project

Researchers from the University of Glasgow are holding three workshops in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow, to explore new ways of working with IP within the games industry.

Scotland’s Games Industry ‘Rocketing’

New research from industry body, TIGA indicates growth of 27% for Scotland's games sector in 2016/17.

Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector.¬†According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for¬†this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →

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