Develop Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 Develop awards have been announced, with Scotland making a moderate contribution towards the nominee list. The competition has 24 categories, with 136 companies fighting for the trophies, which will be handed out at the Develop Awards in Brighton on July 9th 2014. There list includes 68 games studios, ranging from one-man... Continue Reading →

Develop Indie Showcase Submissions Now Open

The fourth Develop Indie Showcase is now open for submissions. The Showcase gives indie studios an opportunity to gain exposure for their games - and receive direct feedback from a panel of judges. Last year's Indie Showcase featured Paladin Studios' Momonga Pinball Adventures, Nyamyam Games' Tengami, 232 Studios' Epic Eric, and Greenfly Studios' Drop That Candy . Criteria for applying... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Journalist Does Interesting Thing…

Cara Ellison is a games journalist who writes for a whole bunch of games sites you'll know and read, including The Guardian, Rock Paper Shotgun, Eurogamer, Kotaku and PC Gamer.  She writes interesting and slightly odd pieces to do with games, her feelings about games and the issues surrounding games and the wide world of... Continue Reading →

Horror Games Kickstarter – Now With Added Maize

There's a new Kickstarter project promising to create the ultimate documentary on the horror game genre. Playing With Fear is a project from Anthony Carpendale which will dissect the art, craft and community of horror games. The documentary promises to explore a wide range of games, both classic and forthcoming, from Silent Hill, 7th Guest... Continue Reading →

Develop Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2013 Develop awards have been announced, with a smattering of Scottish companies appearing in the list of 20 categories... Best use of narrative - The 39 Steps (Story Mechanics) Technical innovation - Game Maker (YoYo Games) Engine - GameMaker (YoYo Games) Creative contribution, Audio - Savalas Sound Creative contribution, Visuals -... Continue Reading →

Develop Awards – Open For Entries

If you're a game developer, in the UK or Europe and working on games, then you may be interested to know that the 2013 Develop awards are now open for entries and intense, hand-core lobbying. Categories are gratifyingly broad and incorporate categories which will benefit every type of development studio, from the smallest indie through... Continue Reading →

Awards, Commendations, Recognition, GLORY

It's awards season and Scottish companies are picking up gongs, trophies and accolades left, right and centre.  Earlier this week at the prestigious Develop Awards, which took place at a glittering and star-studded event in glamorous Brighton, recruitment agency Specialmove and CGI experts Axis Animation both scooped prizes. Specialmove, which specialises in recruitment within the... Continue Reading →

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