The Royal Mail is issuing a new set of video games special stamps for 2020 featuring some of the most iconic games to have been developed in the UK in the 1980s and 1990s. Dundee's legendary DMA Design features prominently, with a 1st class Lemmings stamp as part of the collection, alongside much loved games... Continue Reading →
Dundee has chosen Biome Collective to create a new interactive experience focusing on mental health and wellbeing to represent the city at the 2018 London Design Biennale.
The UK Games Fund and DC Thomson have launched the first UK Games Fund Awards, open to all companies which have received funding to date and celebrating entrepreneurial success in the UK.
We'll just leave this here... 11 games-related developers and businesses have been named in the fourth [our emphasis - SGN] annual Creative England 50 showcasing some of the UK’s [also our emphasis] top companies in the creative industries. The list covers the games, film, TV and digital media sectors. This year’s cohort has been selected for telling... Continue Reading →
The nominations for the 2017 Develop awards have been announced, with seven Scottish companies in the running for awards. Glasgow-based studio No Code, creators of the critically-acclaimed The House Abandon & Stories Untold leads the charge with nominations in four categories. Dundee's Yo Yo Games, creators of Game Maker Studio follow with nominations in three categories,... Continue Reading →
GamesIndustry.biz has just published it's first list of the top 100 most influential people in the games industry. Covering the AAA console sector, mobile gaming, indie games, eSports, retail & publishing, industry advocates/investors as well as those in PR and the media, the list offers an insight into the people who influence the games industry... Continue Reading →
Applications are now open for the 2017 BAFTA Guru programme. BAFTA Guru puts people with up to a year's experience in the film, TV or games sectors in front of a range of industry professionals, for coaching mentoring and 1-2-1 meetings. For just £40 (and hardship bursaries are available) you get two days of meetings... Continue Reading →