Hutch Games, which has a Dundee studio, has been purchased by Modern Times Group (MTG) for £375 million, with proceeds being shared with staff.
Abertay University and Dundee-based game developer Pocket Sized Hands are working together to apply video game technology to the farmyard.
AdInMo, has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Joanne Lacey as COO and Konstantine Rybnikov as VP Engineering
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. Throughout the past few months, several Scottish developers have proven crowd funding is still a viable option for smaller developers.... Continue Reading →
To kick off a happier, easier and more successful new year, our friends at UKIE have launched a virtual version of their hugely popular Hub Crawl 2021, with a focus on making your games company better, faster, and more successful.
According to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), last year was a record breaking year for the UK games industry, with game development and publishing contributing a sizable £2.91bn to the UK economy. That total marked a 9.1% increase over the previous year, meaning that games in the UK entered 2020 with their best foot forward.
The murky, complicated, and morally dubious history of the world's favourite block-based puzzle game is coming to the big screen, with the announcement of a new Tetris Movie, starring Taron Egerton, which is being shot in Scotland.
When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.
As part of its work to support the Video Game Tax Relief (VGTR), UKIE is gathering critical economic data about our sector, through a UK Games Industry Economic Impact Survey, to ensure it can base base future work on robust and comprehensive evidence. The organisation needs ALL games businesses - large and small - to give them accurate... Continue Reading →