Chunk Snowball – Out Now For iPhone And iPod

Chucking snowballs used to be considered good, healthy fun.  Wrap the kids up warm, kick them outside and as long as nothing serious got broken, it was a big win all round.  Now, however, you …

Edinburgh: ‘Scotland’s One And Only Creative Hotspot’

A study carried out by NESTA with the universities of Bristol and Cardiff has highlighted the creative hotspots around the UK.  Scotland has one – the capital. Based upon the number of people working in …

Scottish Government Seeks Game Developer For Commonwealth Games Design Competition

The Scottish Government has launched a game design competition which will tie a student designer and a development studio together, to create a game for the 2014 Commonwealth Games website. While details of the student …

Ludometrics Partners With Comedy Unit For First iPhone Title

Ludometrics, the company founded by Dave Thomson (Denki, Slam, Games Kitchen) earlier in 2010 has released its first title – an iPhone app based on the Comedy Unit’s TV series, Gary: Tank Commander. Featuring a …

Axis Animation Created ‘Under Siege’ Trailer Hits The Internet

The trailer for the Seed Studios’ new PlayStation 3 realtime strategy game, Under Siege, was released online earlier this week.  Created by Glasgow-based Axis Animation, the trailer was co-directed by Wiek Luijken and Dana Dorian. …

New APB Owner Considering Scotland For European HQ?

The ongoing saga of APB continues, with GamersFirst telling GamesIndustry.biz they may well consider creating a European HQ and Scotland is one of the locations they’re looking at: In the event that a number of …

Dynamo Scoops Herald Digital GAMES Award

This week saw the conclusion of the 2010 Scottish Herald Digital Business Awards, with Dynamo Games walking off with the Games trophy for their first Facebook title, Soccer Tycoon, with Cohort Studios commended for their …

100,000 People Working In Scottish Games Industry

The Telegraph has posted the latest part of it’s ‘tech map of Britain‘ today, looking at the digital media and technology sectors here in Scotland.  It specifically mentions the games sector, speaking to Specialmove’s Andy …

Canadian Developers Receive Multi-Million Dollar Boost

Following significant activity within the Scottish government at Holyrood and the UK government in Westminster, regarding the issue of tax breaks for game developers, new has emerged that the Canadian government has made a multi-million …

Famous For The Loch Ness Monster & Digital Expertise

This baffling headline is part of Scottish Development International’s current advertising campaign on e-mail updates from GamesIndustry.biz. If you sign up, not only can you download selected sector-specific reports on business in Scotland, but also …