Could Gateway Be The Next Grand Theft Auto?

[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →

Xpo North – Games Wanted

Xpo North, the creative industries festival which takes place in Inverness in June, is looking for games. For the last several years the festival has featured a 'gaming playground', an opportunity for developers to exhibit and demonstrate their new games. Space is provided free and the festival will recompense travel expenses and offer accommodation in Inverness... Continue Reading →

New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Chinese Games Company Skymoons Opens First European Studio In Edinburgh

Chinese mobile games publisher Skymoons, is opening its first European studio, based in Edinburgh. Headed by Michael Boniface, the former director of Reloaded Productions (the team behind APB Reloaded), the studio is now recruiting an initial 21 people, with further growth planned. This is Skymoon's first studio outside China and is a first for the country's... Continue Reading →

MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →

Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

GlobalScot – Business Advice For Scottish Companies

The GlobalScot network is one of the unique services Scottish businesses can access through Scottish Enterprise. As the name suggests it is a global network of Scots, who can provide information, business knowledge and advice on a huge range of topics and markets around the world. On Thursday 16th of February, GlobalScot Bob Dewar will be... Continue Reading →

It’s Oh So Quiet – Whatever Happened To The Scottish Games Network?

You may have noticed that over the last 18 months, the Scottish Games Network has been... a little quiet. So quiet in fact you'd be forgiven for thinking it was dead. It's not. I've just been a little busy. In late 2014 I started work with Team Rock, running the company's new games division. It... Continue Reading →

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