Channel 4 Opens Glasgow-Based Publisher

After several years of quietly publishing games based upon its own properties, as well as a number of up-and-coming indie games, Channel 4 has announced the creation of a dedicated mobile games publisher. All 4 Games will be based at the company's Glasgow headquarters. The publisher will be releasing of Channel 4 funded games, along... Continue Reading →

Scottish Enterprise Hosts Post Mortem On Snowman

After the infamous 'melting' incident in which the magical snowman was found to be little more than a puddle of chilly water with a hat, Channel 4, in association with Interactive Scotland will host a post mortem on June 20th, at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre. The organisations are inviting participation from interested parties.  Attendance... Continue Reading →

Zeds: New Game From Chunk & Channel 4 Uses Sleep Patterns To Generate Gameplay

Zeds is a curious new game from the team at Chunk in Glasgow.  Created in conjunction with Channel 4 Education, the game has been designed to teach teenagers about sleep in a fun, entertaining and unique way. Teenagers are often unaware that disturbed sleep patterns and a rough nights sleep, thanks to studying, exams, or... Continue Reading →

Gen Up – Open For Entries

Gen Up Scotland is a training programme for recent graduates and emerging digital creatives. Created by TRC Media in Glasgow it is a five week course which gives a maximum of eight participants access to a wide range of Scotland's leading media companies and gives a overview of what it’s really like to work in... Continue Reading →

4Talent 4Dundee 4Shizzle

4Talent, Channel 4's new talent scheme will be in Dundee tomorrow, hosting a workshop aimed at 16-25 year olds who are interested in games development as a career, a goal and a fabulous way of life. Channel 4 has worked closely with local industry to pull together a who's-who of speakers, participants and experts from... Continue Reading →

Tag Nabs Amazon Exec Launches Hotel GB For Four

Last week was a busy week for Dundee's Tag Games.  A gentlemen by the name of Graham Chambers has just been appointed as the company's new head of global sales. Graham has years of experience within the entertainment sector, most recently as Amazon UK's head of Games & Software.  He was also the managing director... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Appoints Colin MacDonald As New Commissioning Editor for Games

Just hit the newswires: Channel 4 announces the appointment of Colin Macdonald as its first Games Commissioning Editor. He will be based in Glasgow and report into Convergent Formats Commissioner Anna Cronin. Macdonald is a respected and pioneering figure in the gaming industry and has worked on some of the most innovative titles of all... Continue Reading →

Dynamo Games Hits Top Of Charts With Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze is back - and at the top of the charts.  Dynamo's latest version of the cult TV game show, for iOS (or iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for those of you not entirely sure) has become the number 1 paid app in the UK. Recreating the classic television series, The Crystal Maze... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Documentary Airs This Weekend

At last year's Dare to be Digital competition and ProtoPlay event, visitors and competitors were carefully followed by a dedicated camera crew from HeadLight Scotland, who were on site to carefully record and capture the whole experience. Now, all of their hard work can be seen on national TV, when the three-part series runs on... Continue Reading →

Knock Knock. Who’s There? Doctor…

Doctor Who?  Yes, Tag's latest TV tie-in, Doctor Who: The Mazes Of Time, was shown off for the first time earlier this week, with two initial screenshots (one of which is above) released by BBC Worldwide. The game is due for release is early December, but there's no word yet on the precise date or... Continue Reading →

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