Digital Xtra Fund, the charity which enables young people across Scotland to learn valuable new digital skills has received a donation of £25,000 from Chroma Ventures to support its annual grants programme.
The Rock Trust is hosting a videogames streamathon this April. Running from 2nd to the 16th of April. Gamers will be given the opportunity to raise money and awareness for the 121,000 young people across the UK who currently face homelessness.
Let's be honest, 2020 has been a fairly rough year for everybody. However, the games industry has been luckier than most. Many people have struggled with issues surrounding Covid-19, employers have struggled with the shift to remote working, but on the whole, the games industry has not only remained reasonably stable, but could be said to... Continue Reading →
Gaming against the Hostile Environment is a series of gaming fundraisers to support community groups and charities that actively tackle the UK governments Hostile Environment by supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →
There's a new games industry event in Scotland and by joining in, you'll be able to help the NHS. Organised by the amazing Colin MacDonald and based upon his equally amazing Game|Dev|Drinks events, Interface 9 will pull together 9 x people from the games industry and give them each 10 minutes for a searing and... Continue Reading →
Have you heard about Thanks Gaming yet? It's a new charity group which aims to raise money for good causes through gaming. Organiser Tom Welsh asked if we'd let everyone know about the organisation... ThanksGaming is a new Glasgow based fundraising team, and we play gaming marathons to raise money for good causes. This is... Continue Reading →
Players of Guerilla Tea's Play to Cure: Genes In Space have completed six months worth of research in the month since the game was released. The amount of actual data is quite astonishing. According to Cancer Research UK: If this amount of DNA – tightly-coiled strings of genetic information – was unravelled it would stretch... Continue Reading →
After launching in 2012, TIGA's Game Hack is back in mid-November and this year it's grown. In addition to the main event in Pinewood Studios, the 2013 event will also have a sister hack taking place in Dundee's Abertay University. Running overnight from the 16th - 17th of November, the Game Hack is open to... Continue Reading →
Dundee's radiant beauty Lorraine Kelly and rentagob supercar wrangler Jeremy Clarkson appear in a brand new mobile game, launched today, which aims to raise money for the Help The Heroes charity. Developed by Supersonic and published by the AppyNation collective, the Help For Heroes app is OUT NOW, priced at £1.99, of which £1 goes... Continue Reading →