TIGA Awards – Open For Entries

The 2014 TIGA Awards are now open for entries. As in previous years, the competition is free to enter. There are several categories of games specific events, which are open to all companies, while the games business categories are limited to TIGA members only. The games categories are: ACTION/ADVENTURE ARCADE CASUAL SOCIAL GAME WITH A... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Awards – Open For Entries!

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2014 BAFTA Scotland Awards are now open for entries. The games category is once more entirely free to enter - and is open to every developer, team and game released in the last year - regardless of platform, genre or method of distribution. Your game must have been created in Scotland have... Continue Reading →

Tsumanga Judges Ayrshire High Schools Games Development Competition

Glasgow's Tsumanga Studios acted as the judge in a game creation competition between high schools in Ayrshire last week. Thirteen schools took part in the competition and prizes on offer included: Most Playable game Best Graphics Best Design Best Commercial Potential Best Use of Technology There were £50 Amazon vouchers on offer for each category. Graeme... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards Nominees Announced

BAFTA Scotland's New Talent awards is an annual competition which recognises work from students, or those just entering the film, television and games industries. The competition has categories for actors, animators, sound designers, writers, directors, producers and of course game developers. New Talent is a unique celebration of emerging talent within the screen industries. It's... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam: The Winners

That's it.  It's over.  The first ever Moray Game Jam which is, as we may have pointed out, the most northerly game jam yet to take place in the UK, is all over. They came, they coded, they had pizza. Nine games were created. It was, by general acclaim, awesome. The theme of Ied The... Continue Reading →

ROFLPillar Up For A.Maze Top Gong Shock

ROFLPillar, Lucky Frame's floor-crawling physical video game which challenges players to writhe and twist and slither, has been nominated for an award at Berlin's A MAZE festival. If you've not come across A MAZE before it is: An international platform for independent games that invites professionals and creatives from various fields to exchange their knowledge... 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 →

New Games Industry Innovation Awards Open For Entries

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the brand new GamesIndustry Innovation Awards. Created by Gamer Network (the company behind GamesIndustry.biz and GameHorizon), the new awards have been created to highlight and celebrate the individuals and companies that are shaping the future of the games business. The awards will be nominated and voted for by the industry... Continue Reading →

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