Channel 4 Opens Glasgow-Based Publisher

After several years of quietly publishing games based upon its own properties, as well as a number of up-and-coming indie games, Channel 4 has announced the creation of a dedicated mobile games publisher. All 4 Games will be based at the company's Glasgow headquarters. The publisher will be releasing of Channel 4 funded games, along... Continue Reading →

WeeWorld Enters Liquidation – 19 Jobs Lost

Very sad news from Glasgow today, with the BBC reporting that WeeWorld, the company behind the successful WeeMee avatar, social network and a growing number of apps has gone into liquidation. According to news reports, 19 of the 30 staff have been made redundant and the liquidators are now looking for a buyer. This is tremendously... Continue Reading →

Games = 85% Of The World’s Top Grossing Apps

According to new research, the mobile app markets are dominated by games. Midia research, created a new report looking at the global app markets, discovered that out of the top 700 grossing apps, 84.9% are games. Social networking came next with a paltry 4.1%, then dating with 3.9% and navigation and travel accounting for only 2.3%.... Continue Reading →

Announcing the noPILLS Game Jam

Like the wider industry, game jams are evolving. A number of jams, hacks and codeathons in the last few years have moved beyond the idea of merely creating content in a ridiculously short space of time and have instead focused on using data in new ways, or crowd-sourcing news ideas to help solve specific issues. The... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Me And The Giants Kids Games Hit Windows

Me And The Giants, the game and app developer specialising in content for kids has released its back catalogue of educational game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The company has released two of its app collections for Windows users: Tolva and Ting, a collection five neon-coloured, educational games and apps for pre-school children, featuring the... Continue Reading →

UNITY Porting Day – Glasgow – 29th March

Microsoft, Nokia and Unity are hosting a series of Porting Days across the UK, with one taking place in Glasgow on Saturday 29th of March at the Glasgow School of Art's Digital Design Studio, at The Hub, Pacific Quay. Attendees will receive a token for free registration to the Microsoft App Store.  According to Microsoft:... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam Is GO

The Moray Game Jam, UK's most northerly game jam kicked off this afternoon, with over 40 competitors, split between nine teams, taking part in the first ever Jam to be held in Elgin's Moray College. The teams have 48 hours to create something epic, based around the theme of 'it changed the world', chosen thanks... Continue Reading →

Glasgow Mobile Breakfast Rises from Hibernation

Like a cute, unnaturally passive, animated bear with a calendar conflict, WeeWorld are opening their doors once more to developers and business leaders working in the mobile space to talk trends, tech and business with the rest of the industry in Scotland. TL;DR When? - Friday, 14th of March Where? - 19 Blythswood Square, Glasgow... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Gem Zap – From Made With Numbers

Made With Numbers, the Edinburgh-based independent development studio is back, with their new release Gem Zap. The game challenges players to zap matching gems with their Tesla coil.  Zap three of a kind and additional time is granted.  Zap 10 matching gems to reach the next level.  You can see a sneak peek of the... Continue Reading →

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