TIGA Awards Shortlist Revealed

The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... 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 →

Develop Live Announces First Speakers

Develop Live, the new developer focused conference taking place in Edinburgh in October has just announced the first speakers taking part in the event. Scottish author and avid FPS gamer, Christopher Brookmyre is speaking. In a session entitled 'From novel to game and back again', Scottish author Brookmyre will be discussing his latest novel Bedlam,... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Peter Rabbit, New From Chunk

Glasgow's Chunk has created a great reputation for building games which tie into television programmes and specifically those for kids. The company has just released a new title, based on one of the world's most beloved children's licenses, Peter Rabbit. The flash-based game is aimed at 4-6 year olds, and was commissioned by CBeebies to go... Continue Reading →

Fly High And Huggy – Chunk Working With BBC On First Cross-Channel Game

The BBC has announced its first ever cross-channel game, Fly-High And Huggy for CBBC and CBeebies. The games will be available across PC, mobile and tablet. This is the BBC’s first brand designed to appeal to both CBeebies and CBBC audiences – bridging the gap between the two Children’s channels. The cross-platform games will be supported... Continue Reading →

Chunk Reveals New Project For Cbeebies Series

Topsy & Tim: Fun Around The House, Chunk's latest project is out now.  The game is based on a brand new TV series for kids, which is in turn based on the well-loved Topsy & Tim books, first released in the 1960s. Chunk worked with Darrall Macqueen, the independent television  production company behind the series... Continue Reading →

GamesWest – New Event For Students With All Star Speaker Line Up

The University of the West of Scotland, West College Scotland and IGDA Scotland have put together an eye-wateringly good introduction to the world of gaming and the interactive industry as a career. Games West takes place at the UWS Paisley Campus on December 4th 2013. The bad news is, that the event is aimed at... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards Finalists Announced

UPDATE: It's been brought to our attention we missed a couple of key Scottish finalists out.  Stormcloud games were also nominated in the Most Original Game category, while ALL of the entries in the Best Student Game category are Scottish, with teams coming from Abertay University. TIGA, The Independent Game developers Association has announced the... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – WolfBlood2: Leader Of The Pack, Multiplayer Game From Chunk & CBBC

WolfBlood 2: Leader Of The Pack is the latest release from Chunk, the branded game specialists in Glasgow.  The game was created in conjunction with the BBC and is based upon and tied into the popular Children's BBC programme of the same name. WolfBlood 2 is an action platform game which ties closely into the... Continue Reading →

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