Dolby Labs – Looking For Developers

Following another successful Game Developer Conference, Scottish Development International have passed on an opportunity from the show... Dolby Labs, the pioneering audio company is actively looking for game developers - especially those creating games or apps which utilise audio in new and interesting ways. According to SDI: Andy Vaughn, their Developer Relations Manager, advised that they... Continue Reading →

New Funding Round For Audio Specialist Krotos

Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →

GlobalScot – Business Advice For Scottish Companies

The GlobalScot network is one of the unique services Scottish businesses can access through Scottish Enterprise. As the name suggests it is a global network of Scots, who can provide information, business knowledge and advice on a huge range of topics and markets around the world. On Thursday 16th of February, GlobalScot Bob Dewar will be... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted

Update: passed on all of the names and contacts. Thank you to everyone who replied. Apparently they'll be in touch. How and when we've no idea... Good luck.  The BBC is looking for game developers interested in opportunities for collaboration with television companies. Responses are needed quickly. Today if possible. If you're interested, please e-mail... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Industry Survey – PLEASE READ

The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.

Are You Ahead Of The Game…?!

There have been a number of significant new events in the world of funding and financing video games in the last twelve months. Tax relief for game developers, putting them on a par with film and high end television production is a huge step forward. Not only for companies wishing to operate more sustainably, but... Continue Reading →

Blazing Griffin Grows – Games Meets Film

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 →

Crowd Sourcing – Company Directory

Friends, colleagues, peers, you lot... After a rocky start to 2015, I'm finally picking up the reins of SGN once more and it needs a bit of work. To be frank I need your help. Specifically, the company directory is so out of date that it's like 2013 all over again. We've had closures, we've lost... Continue Reading →

Angry Birds Stella Hits 30M Downloads

Rovio, the publisher of the world's favourite bird-tossing, pig-killing, infrastructure destroying mobile game has announced that Stella, the latest part of the ongoing Angry Birds franchise has been downloaded over 30,000,000 times. The latest title, Angry Birds Stella: Pop, which was created by Scotland's Outplay has already reached more than 5,000,000 downloads - and is proving... Continue Reading →

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