Pixel Blimp Wins Place On Microsoft Accelerator Programme

Dundee's Pixel Blimp, the team behind games including Wee Paper Planes and more recently, the fiendishly difficult Free The Network, has won a place on Microsoft Venture's accelerator programme. The programme is an intensive fourteen week workshop, located in London. Twelve companies have been chosen to take part, with the goal being the opportunity to pitch... Continue Reading →

New Company New Game – Binary Pumpkin Introduces Pumpkin Bingo

Please welcome a new development studio to your friendly, futuristic Scottish Games Network.  Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Binary Pumpkin. Alongside the appropriately awesome name, the company was founded by two veterans of the games business.  Lol Scragg and Bruce McNeish were two of the founders of Cohort Studios and have worked on a... Continue Reading →

Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar! – Out Now for PlayStation3 and PSP

Cohort Studios' last title, Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar! is now available for the Sony PlayStation3 and PSP.  We haven't heard a great deal about this game till now, but some of the early artwork and subtle hints made us quite excited for an original new idea from the Cohort team.  It looks like the... Continue Reading →

Cohort Chess – Out Now On PlayStation Network

Despite the company's closure, the final projects from Cohort in Dundee are still working their way onto the market.  Me Monstar was announced a few weeks ago, but the company's chess game has just hit the PlayStation in North America, with a European launch to follow next week. The game is available exclusively as a... Continue Reading →

Cohort Closes Doors

It's been reported across all of the major games industry websites that Dundee's Cohort Studios is to close down, with all staff being laid off. All 25 members of staff have been given redundancy notices and the company is starting to wind down.  This is despite the recent announcement of Cohort's first original title for PSN... Continue Reading →

2010 – A Year In Gaming

UPDATED - Now includes Firebrand and Triple B Games... “Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how was the rest of the play?” Any review of the games and gaming sector in Scotland in 2010 is going to be a little like reviewing the Titanic's first cruise. No matter how impeccable the service, or exquisite the canapes,... Continue Reading →

First Reviews Hit For Cohort’s ‘The Shoot’

Cohort's first title for the PlayStation Move 'The Shoot' was released over the last few days.  It's starting to pick up some critical attention.  The first review, from Digital Chumps said it "may very well be the first must have game for the Move." The game is an 'on rails' shooter, in which the player... Continue Reading →

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