Game Jam 192, a new competition created specifically for remote development is now open for entries.
Glasgow games studio NoCode won the Best British Game award for 'Observation' at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards.
Dundee studio Hyper Luminal Games is celebrating its most successful year yet, with the announcement that the studio has doubled both it's headcount and turnover in the last 12 months. In true games industry style, the Hyper Luminal team is celebrating by announcing a new recruitment drive, searching for programmers at all levels, a mid-level... Continue Reading →
UPDATE: BAFTA GURU LIVE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED Statement from BAFTA Scotland: We’ve come to the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming Guru Live Glasgow event on Saturday 28 March. We have been monitoring the advice from the government but as well as this, we have had to take into account speaker availability, attendance and... Continue Reading →
FLEA is a brand-new, 'hard-as-nails' retro platformer for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Created by Lowtek Games, the brain child of Alastair Low, a games artist based in Dundee, Flea has already reached it's funding goal of £4,000 on Kickstarter. The game promises players the opportunity to traverse inside and outside a 'great beast', collecting... Continue Reading →
Dundee's Abertay University has been ranked the best in Europe for its videogames degrees, for the sixth year in a row. The Princeton Review, which rates colleges and universities around the world, has rated Abertay as number one in Europe for its undergraduate games education and in the global top 10 for its postgraduate courses.... Continue Reading →
The full speaker lineup for next month's Designing With Data: The Future of Videogames event has been announced. The keynote presentation will be from Dr Luke Dicken, the Director of Applied AI at Zynga, where he leads a team driving innovation at the intersection of AI, Analytics, Game Development and Computational Creativity. Luke’s long term... Continue Reading →
UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED As GDC succumbs to the next major international event to be cancelled thanks to fears over the Corona virus, the good people at the SGDA have got your back. The organisation is holding an event at InGAME in Dundee on the 16th March, offering a series of rapid-fire Microtalks, focused on a... Continue Reading →
Congratualtions to the team at NoCode, who picked up the BAFTA Scotland Games award at last night's glittering, star-studded ceremony in central Glasgow. The company fought off stiff competition from Ninja Kiwi's Adventure Time branded tower defence game and Ice Beam's procedurally-generated survive 'em-up, Socketeer, to scoop the trophy for Observation. This is NoCode's second... Continue Reading →