Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

Game Changer Dundee – Game Design Contest

Game Changer Dundee is a new four month project in which primary school children across Dundee will learn about video game design from BAFTA award-winning game designer Sophia George. Sophia will introduce pupils to her inspirations as an artist and game designer, leading practical sessions looking at the links between traditional art and modern video... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital Launched By V&A Game Designer

The 2014 Dare to be Digital competition launched today, fronted by the V&A museum's first ever game designer in residence, Sophia George. Sophia was a Dare to be Digital competitor back in 2011, as part of Team Swallowtail. The team not only won Dare to be Digital, but went on to claim the BAFTA Ones To... Continue Reading →

Pixel Pushers – Art

Abertay University's Hannah Maclure Centre is holding an exhibition focusing on video games art and the artists who create it: The artistic and creative qualities of digital artists can be overlooked by spectators, the popular misperception being that it is a purely technical or process driven art form and that somehow the, ‘computer does it... Continue Reading →

Lub Vs Dub Wins BAFTA New Talent Award

The BAFTA New Talent awards is an annual competition for people who have just begun their careers in the screen industries, or who have released their first work.  The competition is open to students, graduates and newcomers of all shapes and sizes. This year's competition saw three very different games entered for the competition, one... Continue Reading →

Future Internet Games Competition Launched By Disney & Abertay

The Future Internet Games Competition launched today.  Created by Disney and the Future Internet Consortium partners, in association with Abertay University, the competition is looking for experimental pervasive games that enable large groups of people to play together in the real world. Ideas for games making use of technologies such as augmented reality, blending real... Continue Reading →

TIGA Award Winners Announced

The awards ceremony for the 2013 TIGA Awards took place last night.  At an event which has been officially described as 'glittering', prizes were handed out to games and games companies from across the country. There were a wide range of Scottish companies and institutions nominated in various categories and we're delighted to say several... Continue Reading →

Hunted Cow Signs Publishing Agreement With Criss Cross

Hunted Cow, the highlands-based developer and publisher behind games including Tank Battle: North Africa, Battle Dungeon: Risen and Fallen Sword, has signed a deal with Dundee's Criss Cross Games, to bring the studio's first title, Crystal Reign, to market on a number of platforms, beginning with iOS and Android tablets. Details on the game are... Continue Reading →

Dare Uses AudioSkins For Enhanced Aural Pleasure

When you visit the Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay festival and stand, slack-jawed in front of the astonishing projects on display, pummelled by the merciless bass, or slipping on a set of comfy headphones, entranced by the cool, funky soundtrack, then the chances are you'll have one company to thank. Euphonious, the audio experts behind... Continue Reading →

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