Hyper Luminal Doubles Headcount & Turnover

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 →

BAFTA Guru Live: Glasgow Games Programme

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 →

Retro Platformer Flea Smashes Funding Goal

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 →

Abertay Ranked Best In Europe For Games Degrees

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 →

Designing With Data Event Reveals Full Speaker Lineup

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 →

Not GDC Microtalks

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 →

4TG Games Event Heading to Ayr

4TG, the public facing games event, which was created in Aberdeen has announced that it will be holding it's first event in Ayr in May 2020, with Dundee to follow later in the year. Held at Ayr racecourse on the 8th & 9th of May, 4TG promises that the event will: "Immerse attendees in the... Continue Reading →

Designing With Data – The Future of Videogames

What role does data play in designing, developing and running the world’s leading videogames? Data science company Effini has partnered with InGAME, the innovation centre for games and media enterprise in Dundee, to discuss and debate this issue, as part of Data Fest 2020. Taking place on March 11th, in the heart of Dundee’s thriving... Continue Reading →

Scotland’s Game Development Sector Ranked 4th in UK

A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.

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