Game Jam 192, a new competition created specifically for remote development is now open for entries.
It promises to be a fairly difficult time for freelance workers moving forward. The creative industries run on self-employed people, but with businesses of all kinds concentrating on survival and their full-time staff, the work out there may be scarce, difficult to find and sporadic. So let's help the freelance community (disclosure, this includes your... Continue Reading →
Let's be honest, it's been a weird few weeks. As more and more businesses shift to remote working and the reality of the Covid-19 isolation becomes clearer, ever greater numbers of people are going to be spending considerable amounts of time at home. And the schools, colleges and universities are all closing too. Stress, worry... Continue Reading →
The full speaker lineup for next month's Designing With Data: The Future of Videogames event has been announced. The keynote presentation will be from Dr Luke Dicken, the Director of Applied AI at Zynga, where he leads a team driving innovation at the intersection of AI, Analytics, Game Development and Computational Creativity. Luke’s long term... Continue Reading →
UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED As GDC succumbs to the next major international event to be cancelled thanks to fears over the Corona virus, the good people at the SGDA have got your back. The organisation is holding an event at InGAME in Dundee on the 16th March, offering a series of rapid-fire Microtalks, focused on a... Continue Reading →
4TG, the public facing games event, which was created in Aberdeen has announced that it will be holding it's first event in Ayr in May 2020, with Dundee to follow later in the year. Held at Ayr racecourse on the 8th & 9th of May, 4TG promises that the event will: "Immerse attendees in the... Continue Reading →
What role does data play in designing, developing and running the world’s leading videogames? Data science company Effini has partnered with InGAME, the innovation centre for games and media enterprise in Dundee, to discuss and debate this issue, as part of Data Fest 2020. Taking place on March 11th, in the heart of Dundee’s thriving... Continue Reading →
A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.