OUT NOW – Inceptional’s Exceptional Offer – Games For Free

Edinburgh's Inceptional has released it's latest title, iLectronz for Google Play and the Apple App Store. And to celebrate, has made all of it's games FREE! iLectronz is described as a bit like a vertical Pac-Man, only different. Demanding precise hand/eye coordination and reflexes like an electronic cat, which has had lots and lots of fizzy... Continue Reading →

Game Joins GES As Retail Partner

Good news, gamers! Game Expo Scotland, the major new public facing gaming event, which takes place in Edinburgh in October 2014 has just signed a deal with High Street retailer GAME. GAME is now the official retail partner for the expo. This means gamers can take part in pre-event and event competitions for the latest... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Gridlock For Windows And Mac OSX

Ladies and gentlemen, the Ludometrics team have dropped that ghetto blaster and are back once again like the renegade dancers you know them to be and are kicking it proper old school with their latest release: Gridlock. Previously available as a limited edition 7" on the OUYA and GameStick micro consoles, Gridlock has now dropped like... Continue Reading →

CeX Sauchiehall Street Accepts Bitcoin

Computer Exchange, the second hand electronics and game (and music, movies and assorted geekery) store in Glasgow's vibrant Sauchiehall Street, is to accept Bitcoins for a limited period, instead of the pound. According to CeX: Championing the pioneering digital currency, CeX’s exclusion of the pound will turn the Glasgow high street into a Bitcoin laboratory,... Continue Reading →

Minecraft On PlayStation 3 Breaks Million Sales Barrier

A new year, a new record for Minecraft.  Gamesindustry reports that the brand new PlayStation 3 version of the game, released just before Christmas 2013 (December 17th to be precise), has already sold over 1 million copies - in about six weeks. Even Mojang themselves seem startled by the game's huge impact, with the company's... Continue Reading →

VG247 Scotland – Issue 1 – The Best Place To Sell Games

VG247's news editor Dave Cook has just published issue number 1 of his new, regular, Scotland-focused editorial, VG247 Scotland, looking at the state of the games industry as it relates to Scotland and including creators, CEOs and experts from Scotland's video games sector. This new issue explores the various distribution channels available to games creators,... Continue Reading →

Gentlemen Get Steamy In Front Of 65 Million

As is so often the case, author, wit and professional facial topiary caregiver Mark Twain put it admirably: I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him. While this may have been appropriate... Continue Reading →

The Scottish Games Network Launches As Scotland’s Video Games Industry Body

Believe it or not, it's nearly ten years since the Scottish Games Network first launched.  In 2005 we created a simple Yahoo group to help the growing number of game developers keep in touch.  It's grown since then to become a dedicated website and a community spread over all of the significant social channels. It's... Continue Reading →

MCV’s 30 Under 30 – Vote Now

If you're working in the games industry and below the age of 30, then you're eligible for the 2013 MCV 30 Under 30, the magazine's annual list of the up-and-coming execs working in the games sector. MCV is asking readers to nominate their favourite up-and-coming stars of the UK games industry – your own staff... Continue Reading →

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