Three Scots Named In Games Industry’s Most Influential 100

GamesIndustry.biz has just published it's first list of the top 100 most influential people in the games industry. Covering the AAA console sector, mobile gaming, indie games, eSports, retail & publishing, industry advocates/investors  as well as those in PR and the media, the list offers an insight into the people who influence the games industry... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Companies Star In Develop Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →

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 →

Channel 4 And Chunk Stand Up To Cancer – Reverse The Odds – OUT NOW

One of the most exciting things about the games industry is the fact that it's being used for more than princess rescue, coin collection and blowing things up in ever more photo realistic detail. More and more often companies from outwith the games sector are realising that games, game mechanics and gaming experiences can be extended beyond... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Publishes BAFTA Winning Dare Game

Size DOES Matter, a frantic music-fuelled arcade game and winner of the last BAFTA Ones to Watch Award, is OUT NOW, published by Channel 4. The game was one of the three main winners at Abertay University’s Dare to be Digital contest in 2013, securing one of the ultra-exclusive nominations for the BAFTA Ones to Watch... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital – The Indie Conference – Day 2

Day two of the Dare 2013 indie festival took place on Friday 9th August.  The theme of Convergence carried over from the previous day with an equally eclectic line-up of speakers and panels, examining issues around the ongoing evolution of the games industry. Like day one of the conference, there were some truly inspiring speakers... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2013 – The Games, The Talks, The Awards, The Crowds

At 5pm on Sunday the 11th of August, the 2013 Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay event drew to a close.  The four day even in central Dundee, pulled in a record breaking crowd of 13,000 players, gamers, developers, designers, stars, ministers, legends and families. Fiona Hyslop, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs opened... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative 2013 Now Open – You Need To Do This People…

Cross Creative is one of those amazing, unique and pioneering projects that you can't quite believe exists.  It's supported by several major organisations including Channel 4, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise and over the last several years, it has included participants from many of the country's leading game developers, animators, technology companies and creative studios.... Continue Reading →

Lucky Frame Issue Gentlemen With Relish

Lucky Frame is a creative design studio based in Edinburgh.  They're not a game developer - though their last few releases have been game-like.  They're the recipients of critical acclaim for their last few titles and have a shiny BAFTA award for Bad Hotel, released in 2012. The company has worked on a variety of... Continue Reading →

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