Abertay University launches esports collaboration with Dundee United FC

Abertay University and Dundee United FC have launched a new esports collaboration for the upcoming E-Scottish Football Cup taking place in May 2021.

Abertay University Reveals Finalists for Dare Academy 2022

The six teams which have made it to the finals of Abertay’s Dare Academy 2022 – with a first prize of £5000 on offer – have been revealed

Universities at The Heart of Scotland’s Recovery

A newly published report from Universities Scotland has detailed the critical social and economic contribution universities can make to Scotland’s recovery over the next five years.

Grad Jobs Live: June 17

Games Jobs Live is BACK with a brand new event – Grad Jobs Live – aimed at graduates and those looking for their first role within the games industry. If you’ve recently graduated and want …

Much More McMinecraft: Cumbrae Next In Metaverse

Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island’s heritage & history.

Esports In Education Conference Scotland

The British Esports Association, in partnership with the College Development Network (CDN), is hosting the first Esports in Education Conference Scotland this March. The conference has been designed to encompass all sectors of the Scottish …

PlayAway: William Kavanagh

Why is it that some multiplayer games see an explosion of popularity at launch only to fizzle out six months later, while a select few seem to stick around indefinitely? William Kavanagh, who is a PhD student in Computer Science researching game balancing at the University of Glasgow, has a theory.

PlayAway: Gabriel Elvery

The connections players make with videogame characters are of great interest to Gabriel Elvery, an LKAS PhD funded researcher at the University of Glasgow. Elvery, who will be delivering a workshop at the upcoming Play Away Festival, is exploring how and why we become so attached to virtual worlds and their residents, and what we can learn from these interactions.

Game Tech MOOves in new direction

Abertay University and Dundee-based game developer Pocket Sized Hands are working together to apply video game technology to the farmyard.

3 Games that Smashed Kickstarter Goals

Kickstarter is a great way to raise money to fund projects such as video games. Because of this developers often use the site as a way to get the ball rolling for their latest title. …