4J Studios Nominated For Best UK Studio Category In MCV Awards

Following an award-laden 2012, for its work on the best-selling Xbox Live version of Minecraft, 4J Studios is starting 2013 with another nomination.  The studio has picked up a nomination in the MCV Awards for the Best UK Studio. Judges from across the industry will soon converge to cast votes for the eventual winners, with... Continue Reading →

Best. App. Ever. Yours?

Steel Media is the company behind the hugely popular Pocketgamer websites and which now owns the 148apps website too. Now the company has just announced the 2012 BEST APP EVER competition. As the name suggests, it is an awards competition, designed to find the world's best apps - across all platforms and formats. The competition... Continue Reading →

Scottish Companies Nominated In TIGA Awards

The 2012 TIGA Awards nominations have been announced, with several Scottish companies and teams included.  There are several categories where Scotland is well represented - most notably the student games category which, thanks to Dare to be Digital, we dominate almost entirely. However there are many categories which rather inexplicably don't include any games from... Continue Reading →

BAFTA In Scotland Award Winner – Quarrel

The 2011 British Academy Awards Scotland were here in central Glasgow last night.  Alongside a veritable who's who of glamorous talent and fabulous celebrities, the awards recognised the best games created in Scotland. Three companies were nominated for the award.  Cohort Studios (for Me Monstar, Hear Me Roar!), Cobra (for iBomber Defense) and Denki (for... Continue Reading →

British Academy Scotland Awards 2011 – Call for Entries

The British Academy Scotland Awards - or Scottish BAFTAs if you prefer - are BACK!  After a hiatus in 2010, the awards, which recognise outstanding achievement in the screen industries in Scotland, are now open for entries. Unlike previous years, in 2011 there is a single Games category which will cover all interactive entries.  To ensure... Continue Reading →

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