The last time Scotland's videogames industry had any sort of national profile in MCV, the industry trade journal, it was 2011/12. That's a long time ago - especially in a sector which moves as quickly and evolves so rapidly as gaming. At that point Realtime Worlds was still the talk of the town, Outplay was... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal is expanding Editorial Board as the journal reaches its 10th year of publication. Applicants from multiple disciplines are encouraged to apply.
The Computer Games Journal. the academic paper focused on issues specific to the global video games industry, which was created and run from Scotland, has been acquired. The new owner is the prestigious, Springer Science & Business Media LLC on of the world's leading academic publishers. A purchase agreement contract was signed yesterday, by the editors-in-chief of The... Continue Reading →
Guest editorial from Dr Bruce Scharlau, University of Aberdeen... Games developers wanting to start a games business should look at the MSc Software Entrepreneurship programme at the University of Aberdeen. The programme aims to have student teams launch businesses while studying for their degree. Any IP the students create belongs to them and their team. This... Continue Reading →
If you're working in the games industry and below the age of 30, then you're eligible for the 2013 MCV 30 Under 30, the magazine's annual list of the up-and-coming execs working in the games sector. MCV is asking readers to nominate their favourite up-and-coming stars of the UK games industry – your own staff... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh-based 3MRT is a company working in the 'educational' or 'serious' gaming sector, using games technology and techniques to create 'accelerated learning software designed to improve the retention of information and exam performance of its users.' 3MRT's flagship InQuizitor range is now available for the iPhone and iPod through the Apple App Store. Published by... Continue Reading →