…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon.  This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →

VG247 Scotland – Issue 0 Now LIVE – Read, Watch, Play

VG247's UK News Editor, Dave Cook has done something disruptive.  He's started a regular column on the VG247 site focusing on the video games sector in Scotland.Covering business news, releases, updates and interviews, VG247 Scotland will be an ongoing feature on the site and combine in-depth reporting, with news updates and a new industry discussion,... Continue Reading →

First Ever VG247 Scotland Panel – Watch It Now…

The first ever Scotland panel from games news powerhouse VG247 took place last night.  Issue zero was a trial, exploring the games industry in Scotland and the issues facing developers. It featured Kate Ho from Tigerface Games, Mark Ettle from Cobra Mobile and Brian Baglow from the Scottish Games Network - all hosted by VG247's... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Pocket Garden – New From Cobra Mobile

Cobra Mobile is perhaps best known as the developer behind the best-selling iBomber series of games.  Set in and around the battlefields of World War II, iBomber encompasses a range of tower, defence games, a twin stick destroy-em-up and top down raining-down-destruction-and-terror-upon-the-industrial-heartland-of-the-enemy-em-up. The company does have its softer side however, having produced titles such as... Continue Reading →

iBomber Defense Hits PlayStation Mobile Store

Cobra's hugely popular iBomber Defense tower defence (sorry, we're going to stick to the British spelling...) has hit the PlayStation Mobile Store. This makes the top-down WWII defend-em-up available to all PlayStation Mobile compatible devices including the PSP Vita and Experia handsets. Players in US, UK, Canada, Japan, Australia, France, Italy, Germany and Spain can go and... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital 2013 Begins

IT has begun.  Dare to be Digital 2013, the games design and development competition for students is now LIVE in the city of Dundee. Fifteen teams from all around the world have come together for the next nine weeks to build a new and original game, before demonstrating it in front of thousands of families,... Continue Reading →

Cobra Launches Massive Promotional Campaign With The Sun

The mark the fourth anniversary of iBomber, Cobra Mobile has launched a major promotional campaign with The Sun newspaper, giving away 50,000 copies of iBomber Defense Pacific, worth around £100,000. Readers of The Sun can visit the paper's website to pick up a promotional code, which will allow them to download the game for iOS. In... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital Announces Development Mentors

Dare to be Digital, the world's leading competition for student game developers has announced the developer accord members for the 2013 event. Developer accord members are companies who give up time to provide guidance and mentoring for the 15 teams which will be developing games for nine weeks over the summer. This year, the teams... Continue Reading →

Cobra Releases Huge iBomber Attack Update

Cobra's latest title in the hugely successful iBomber franchise is the top-down, dual-stick blitzkrieg-em-up, iBomber Attack.  The game appeared on the Apple App Store at the end of last year.  It's attracted a swarm of positive reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 on iTunes. Now Cobra has let slip the... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – The Panels

That's it, last day of our special Game In Scotland exclusives.  Today we announce the last piece of the puzzle - the panels. The event is famous for two major topics: How to get into the games industry and The future of videogames How To Get Into The Games Industry The first is fairly self explanatory,... Continue Reading →

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