Biome Collective Representing Dundee at London Design Biennale

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.

DC Thomson Launches UK Games Fund Awards

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.

Developers in Creative England’s Top 50 Companies List

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 →

TIGA Award Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for the 2018 TIGA Games Awards

No Code Leads The Way As Scottish Companies Nominated In Develop Awards

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 →

Three Scots Named In Games Industry’s Most Influential 100

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 →

BAFTA Guru Programme – Open For Applications

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 →

Tag & Ruffian In First Round Of UK Game Fund Recipients

Dundee development studios Tag Games and Ruffian are among the first round winners of funding from the recently announced UK Game Fund. The Scottish companies are among the first 24 recipients of the new fund, launched in October 2015, with a £4 million investment from the UK Government. The fund awards grants of up to... Continue Reading →

New Prototype Fund For UK Game Developers Announced

Good news everybody! The UK's game development sector, which has often lacked access to public funding for projects and concepts, can now take advantage of the new Video Games Prototype Fund, which launched today. The fund will allocate £4,000,000 via £25,000 grants over the next four years to small, independent studios, to enable developers to create initial game prototypes and... Continue Reading →

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