SGN 008: This week we're chatting all about user generated conent, from Half-Life mods that became indie darlings, to early GTA moders and, yes, even THAT Twilight fanfic.
Our friends at Games Jobs Live are back with a series of events this month, kicking off with their first livestream of 2021.
Murderous Pursuits, the game of surreptitious assassination, from Glasgow's Blazing Griffin, has finally hit mobile, thanks to a licensing deal with Chinese gaming giant NetEase.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are holding three workshops in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow, to explore new ways of working with IP within the games industry.
Blazing Griffin, the Edinburgh-based game development studio has announced that the company is expanding to incorporate film and post-production capabilities to the company. The company's ambition is to become one of the country's first truly transmedia creators, creating worlds and stories which span film, games, comics and more. The new film division will be run... Continue Reading →
BAFTA Scotland has just announced all of the nominees for the 2015 awards. In the games category the three games short listed are: Monstrum - Team Junkfish Distant Star: Revenant Fleet - Blazing Griffin Rituals - Tymon Zgainski You can see trailers for all three games below. You can also check out the full list... Continue Reading →
Distant Star: Revenant Fleet is a brand new release from Edinburgh's Blazing Griffin. It is a real-time, space-strategy game for PC, featuring fleet-based combat, a dynamically generated galaxy, and an evolving narrative that creates a different experience every time the game is played. The company is positioning the game as a rogue-like meets strategy experience.... Continue Reading →
The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... Continue Reading →
Dinosaurs - terrible lizards. Lords of the earth and dominant vertebrates for over 135 million years. From the placid Amphicoelias, which was noted for being thin at either end of it's extraordinary length of up to 60m (200ft) and considerably thicker in the middle, to the bitey savagery of the Tyranosaur, these are some of the... Continue Reading →
That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon. This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →