Autonauts, the robot-based colonise-em-up developed by Denki & published by Curve, has picked up the 2020 BAFTA Scotland Game Award trophy at last night's virtual ceremony.
We all love an award ceremony: the glamour, the drama, the bit where someone reads the wrong name - and who doesn’t like winning prizes? Perhaps the real value of award shows however, in the world of games anyway, is the annual chance to take a look backwards in an industry that’s always hurtling ahead. We can celebrate our achievements, sure, but we can also take stock of things and dig into just what goes into making award-worthy projects. This was the sentiment behind BAFTA Scotland’s recent Game Design event, which hosted a candid discussion between some of the personnel from this year’s nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Game Award.
The nominees for the 2020 TIGA Awards have been announced, with several Scottish titles and companies up for awards.
Lair of the Clockwork God, the highly rated indie game smash from Size Five Games is heading to Xbox One, Switch and PS4, courtesy of Edinburgh studio Ant Workshop
Four Scottish game developers are among the 38 winners of grants from the sixth round of the UK Games Fund.
Dead End Job, the procedurally-generated, twin stick shooter from Any Workshop has been released for the new Apple Arcade subscription service.
Tony Gowland, the man behind Ant Workshop spoke to Gamesindustry.biz about accessibility and 'easiness'
The nominations for the 2017 Develop awards have been announced, with seven Scottish companies in the running for awards. Glasgow-based studio No Code, creators of the critically-acclaimed The House Abandon & Stories Untold leads the charge with nominations in four categories. Dundee's Yo Yo Games, creators of Game Maker Studio follow with nominations in three categories,... Continue Reading →
The nominees for BAFTA Scotland's 2016 games award have been announced. Ant Workshop's Brain-melting platformer Binaries, Biome Collective's Killbox and Space Budgie's Glitchspace have all been nominated. These three games will compete for the BAFTA Scotland games award which will be handed out at the glittering award ceremony in Glasgow in November. Congratulations to all... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh's Ant Workshop, also known as one-man-indie-powerhouse Anthony Gowland, is set to release its first title, Binaries, in April 2016. Billed as a concentration platform game, Binaries requires players to simultaneously control two glowing neon circles and guide them through a series of increasingly fiendish and dangerous levels. Ant Workshop thoughtfully provided a little background... Continue Reading →