NDCS Workshop 2016

Workshop Summary Recently Guerilla Tea teamed up with the National Deaf Children’s Society and Abertay University to run a game development workshop with a group of deaf children. There were several objectives we wished to achieve during the day. Primarily we wanted to show the group that game making can be for everyone, no matter your background or situation.... Continue Reading →

Outplay are hiring across a variety of roles

Outplay are continuing to add to their teams and our 2015 projects by actively hiring across all departments. As well as the roles listed below we continually look for great talent to add to our ambitious and highly talented team so if there isn't a role below that fits what your looking for get in touch with... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 And Chunk Stand Up To Cancer – Reverse The Odds – OUT NOW

One of the most exciting things about the games industry is the fact that it's being used for more than princess rescue, coin collection and blowing things up in ever more photo realistic detail. More and more often companies from outwith the games sector are realising that games, game mechanics and gaming experiences can be extended beyond... Continue Reading →

WeeWorld Enters Liquidation – 19 Jobs Lost

Very sad news from Glasgow today, with the BBC reporting that WeeWorld, the company behind the successful WeeMee avatar, social network and a growing number of apps has gone into liquidation. According to news reports, 19 of the 30 staff have been made redundant and the liquidators are now looking for a buyer. This is tremendously... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override – Legends

Legends, folklore and myths of the computer games industry is a particularly hard topic to research on the Internet. Those very terms of myth and legend are used differently nowadays. Clickbait headlines use 'myth' when they really mean 'misconception' and 'legend' when they mean 'well-known.' As for 'folklore', most of the search results are for... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Family House, New From Brightsolid

Dundee's Brightsolid, best known as a hosting, cloud and genealogy company has announced the release of it's first game. Family House is a new social game for all ages, based around the player’s own family tree. Set in a large rambling family house, the player’s goal is to build and restore the house itself - with family... Continue Reading →

…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon.  This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland 2014

Saturday March 1st is the date.  Dundee is the location.  Game In Scotland is back for 2014 - bigger and better than ever before. This year's GIS offers something for everyone - whether you're looking for a job, starting your own company, working on a new project, or looking for advice from industry experts. Funded... Continue Reading →

How This Works… NEWS

Scottishgames.net is the only website out there, which will run news and updates from every games-related company in Scotland.  Whether you're a developer, a technology company, a freelancer or a part-time team, the site exists to support you and give you visibility and credibility in an increasingly saturated market. To make this work, we need... Continue Reading →

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