New research from industry body, TIGA indicates growth of 27% for Scotland's games sector in 2016/17.
The global eSports market was worth $696 million in 2017 and is forecast to break $1.5 billion by 2020.
The SGN is online after a few days off for some much needed maintenance. The new look isn't final. We're still playing with the theme and the pages and so forth, but we're live once more. It's been a rough few months. Seriously. Lots going on. Not much of it fun. We'll spill the beans... Continue Reading →
Following another successful Game Developer Conference, Scottish Development International have passed on an opportunity from the show... Dolby Labs, the pioneering audio company is actively looking for game developers - especially those creating games or apps which utilise audio in new and interesting ways. According to SDI: Andy Vaughn, their Developer Relations Manager, advised that they... Continue Reading →
There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →
The GlobalScot network is one of the unique services Scottish businesses can access through Scottish Enterprise. As the name suggests it is a global network of Scots, who can provide information, business knowledge and advice on a huge range of topics and markets around the world. On Thursday 16th of February, GlobalScot Bob Dewar will be... Continue Reading →
Dundee's Cobra Mobile is one of those studios which doesn't generate a huge amount of publicity, but quietly gets on with releasing a large number of games which go on to achieve great success - also quietly. The company is responsible for the best-selling iBomber franchise, as well as the more recent Cobi Hoops -... Continue Reading →
There was some sad news yesterday as Team Rock went into liquidation with the loss of around 70 jobs across the UK. A good number of those are based with the games team in Scotland, whom we know well. With only a few days to go until Christmas, staff have found out they will receive no... Continue Reading →
The nominees for BAFTA Scotland's 2016 games award have been announced. Ant Workshop's Brain-melting platformer Binaries, Biome Collective's Killbox and Space Budgie's Glitchspace have all been nominated. These three games will compete for the BAFTA Scotland games award which will be handed out at the glittering award ceremony in Glasgow in November. Congratulations to all... Continue Reading →