The Scottish Games Network

Realtimeworlds – postscript

News surfaced on Twitter earlier today that the domain http://www.realtimeworlds.com has now been acquired and staked out by a domain hosting company. So it seems appropriate to link to an epitaph of the company, which …

One Week To AppJam And NEoN Goodness – Have YOU Got A Ticket?

There’s ONE WEEK to go until the North East of North digital arts festival takes place across much of central Dundee.  The whole programme is now complete, confirmed and available to read.  You can find …

Politicians Disagree Over Tax Breaks For Games – Live On TV…

…complete with basic errors and added Darth Vader.  The issue of tax breaks for the games industry refuses to disappear, despite being turned down by Chancellor George Osborne in his first budget, earlier this year. …

Monday Newsround Up…

It’s the triumphant return of the newsround up, friends.  A daily capsule of newsy goodness, designed to highlight the stories, issues and topics within the interactive world which are interesting, relevant or simply full of …

Realtime Worlds Administrator Continues To Distress

With nearly 200 employees losing their jobs, serious debt and a live game to sell, the liquidation of Realtime Worlds was never going to be pretty.  However, the actions of the company appointed as administrator, …

First Reviews Hit For Cohort’s ‘The Shoot’

Cohort’s first title for the PlayStation Move ‘The Shoot’ was released over the last few days.  It’s starting to pick up some critical attention.  The first review, from Digital Chumps said it “may very well …

Government Unveils ‘A Digital Ambition For Scotland’ – TIGA Approves

The Scottish government has unveiled a new paper, outlining its plans for digital infrastructure in Scotland.  While the digital media and interactive sectors are not mentioned specifically, the paper provides high level details of plans …

Dynamo Scoops Herald Digital GAMES Award

This week saw the conclusion of the 2010 Scottish Herald Digital Business Awards, with Dynamo Games walking off with the Games trophy for their first Facebook title, Soccer Tycoon, with Cohort Studios commended for their …

YoYo Games Launches First iPhone App – Skydiver Mach II

YoYo Games has announced its first commercially available game for the iPhone.  Skydiver Mach II is a brand new title, out now on the Apple App Store. The launch marks YoYo’s first steps into the …

100,000 People Working In Scottish Games Industry

The Telegraph has posted the latest part of it’s ‘tech map of Britain‘ today, looking at the digital media and technology sectors here in Scotland.  It specifically mentions the games sector, speaking to Specialmove’s Andy …

%d bloggers like this: