Rockstar Rocks Scots Textiles For Desktop Dress Up Update

Rockstar is revered as one of the world’s most fashionable games companies.  The publishing giant’s latest line of desktop couture reflects this, with a focus on the fabrics of Scotland. Visitors to the Rockstar website …

Run For The Sun, Little One, You’re An Outlaw Once Again…

OK, the game this post is actually about is a brand new online title from the recently formed Mainly About Games studio, called Run From The Sun.  However, the chance to use Bucks Fizz lyrics …

Awards, Commendations, Recognition, GLORY

It’s awards season and Scottish companies are picking up gongs, trophies and accolades left, right and centre.  Earlier this week at the prestigious Develop Awards, which took place at a glittering and star-studded event in …

Please Welcome – The Masques

Games creators and publishers are becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of using talent from outside ‘the industry’.  Professional writers and musicians are now an established part of the development process – and thanks to …

Reinventing Literature – Tern TV Takes On Tomes

Tern TV, although best known as a TV production company, has a well established and pioneering digital group.  The company’s latest venture into the interactive world was recently picked up by Kotaku, who looked at Tern’s …

Adding Emotional Intensity – Musemantik Launches New Developer Tools

Musemantik came to our attention several months ago, after exhibiting and presenting at the excellent Engage-Invest-Exploit event at Edinburgh University’s world famous Informatics School. Musemantik has now announced the launch of its first two products …

British Academy Scotland Awards 2011 – Call for Entries

The British Academy Scotland Awards – or Scottish BAFTAs if you prefer – are BACK!  After a hiatus in 2010, the awards, which recognise outstanding achievement in the screen industries in Scotland, are now open …

Coming Soon From Firebrand – Need For Speed On 3DS

Firebrand Studios, in Glasgow, contacted us a couple of days ago to point towards some very positive coverage for the company’s current project for the Nintendo Gameboy 3DS, Need For Speed: The Run. Due for …

Dorkapalooza – Charity Fundraiser – July 9th & 10th – Glasgow

Glasgow’s GameDork community is coming together this weekend, for a weekend of gaming joy – with a purpose.  Over the course of Saturday and Sunday, like-minded folks will be able to gather, in the presence …

ProtoPlay Game Collective Immortalises Players/Games Forever

In the past few years, the pioneering team at Dare to be Digital has held a balloon race, in which participants sent balloons off to all four corners of the world and involved citizens of …