Abertay University Team Win Award For Game About Sexual Consent

A team of students from Abertay University has received an award for a video game focusing on the issue of consent in sexual relationships. Sonder Games won the People’s Choice Award for their game After Party, at this year’s Games4Health competition at the University of Utah. Sonder Games was one of nine award winners out of 121 teams in the competition.  Alongside... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted: Drop In And Play, Dundee (8/11/15)

Game developers - the DCA (in partnership with Abertay) needs you. And your games. The latest of the popular Drop In And Play events takes place in Dundee on Sunday November 8th, coinciding with the closing celebrations for the Discovery Film Festival. The closing film will be Labyrinthus, a Europena film, which tells the story... Continue Reading →

New Prototype Fund For UK Game Developers Announced

Good news everybody! The UK's game development sector, which has often lacked access to public funding for projects and concepts, can now take advantage of the new Video Games Prototype Fund, which launched today. The fund will allocate £4,000,000 via £25,000 grants over the next four years to small, independent studios, to enable developers to create initial game prototypes and... Continue Reading →

Indie Developers – Dare Protoplay Needs YOU

Developers. Dare ProtoPlay wants you. And your games. Dare ProtoPlay is the culmination of the annual Dare to be Digital competition. In previous years, the competition drew 10-15 teams of students travel to Dundee for the summer and build a working prototype of their game, before demonstrating, playing and showing them off in public at... Continue Reading →

360 Digital – Game Developer Conference – 23rd April – Dundee

On April 23rd Interactive Scotland will hold its first ever GDC Studio Session, an event which captures the buzz, the themes, the issues and the opportunities coming out of the 2015 Game Developer Conference. Focused on the issues significant to the industry in Scotland, the even brings together some of the country's most experienced, outspoken... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – ZenTorii

The wonders of nature, the nature of existence, the existence of nature. All of these things and more - or less - are the focus of a new interactive experience released by RamenSoft, a team of second year students from Abertay University. Zentorii was created in conjunction with industry veteran, official SGN chum and occasional... Continue Reading →

Dundee Becomes The UK’s First City Of Design

Earlier this week, UNESCO, that's the United Nations' Education, Scientific and Cultural organisation, announced its list of the cities which have contributed significantly to design. Alongside globally recognised hubs of creativity and culture, such as Bilbao (Spain), Montreal (Canada) and Berlin (Germany), the United Kingdom's first city of design is our very own Dundee. The... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Seek – New From Five Pixels

Five Pixels is one of the winning teams from this year's Dare To Be Digital. Seek is their first game. It was released in early November and has already scooped a TIGA award for the Best Student Game. Seek is a first person game in which the player must find their friends, who are lost... Continue Reading →

Games Industry Tax Breaks Workshop

Cultural tax breaks for the games industry have now been in place for a couple of months, with the first companies taking advantage of the approvals process to take their latest projects through the programme. Yet many development companies are still unsure whether they qualify, or whether tax breaks are worth applying for. Wonder no more.... Continue Reading →

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