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 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 →
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 →
The 2013 BAFTA Scotland awards ceremony was held in Glasgow on Sunday night. Celebrating and honouring the best in Scottish TV, film and games, the competition is open to every developer - from the smallest indie studio to the largest global behemoth. Three nominees were chosen from nearly forty entries: Coolson's Artisanal Chocolate Alphabet (Things... Continue Reading →
BAFTA Scotland has bent the rules slightly to recognise the incredible achievement of Rockstar North in the design and development of GTA V. The team will receive a Special Award For Excellence at the 2013 BAFTA Scotland Awards, which takes place in central Glasgow on Sunday 17th of November. Special awards are normally given to... Continue Reading →
The FREE early bird entry to the BAFTA Scotland awards Games category closes tomorrow (July 17th). So this is the LAST CHANCE to get your game into the awards and compete for a BAFTA. Your colleagues, peers and competitors are already entering. This could be the year which the GAMES category becomes THE breakthrough success... Continue Reading →