Science: Meet Games

The Edinburgh Science Festival is looking for ideas for 2015. The festival is looking for ideas from individuals, groups or organisations. In 2014, the festival included an evening of speakers including Mitu Khandakar-Kokoris from The Tiniest Shark, Yann Seznec from Lucky Frame, Gary Penn from Denki and Brian Baglow from the Scottish Games Network. Now you... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Awards – Open For Entries!

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2014 BAFTA Scotland Awards are now open for entries. The games category is once more entirely free to enter - and is open to every developer, team and game released in the last year - regardless of platform, genre or method of distribution. Your game must have been created in Scotland have... Continue Reading →

Go North 2014

There's a chance you've not come across Scotland's Go North festival before. It has its roots in music, but has grown over the last several years to become the country's first event to incorporate all of the creative industries. In 2013, Go North featured a single speaking slot, introducing interactive media and video games to the wider... Continue Reading →

What’s In A Game? Science Festival Probes Deeper…

Many events in Scotland are beginning to incorporate elements of gaming, games culture and exploring the rapidly evolving interactive industry. This year's Edinburgh Science Festival is looking into the impact of the gaming revolution on society.  It's asked several expert speakers - and your editor - to explore topics ranging from the rise of indie gaming... 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 →

OUT NOW: Moshi Monsters Music – New From Denki

Denki is not a studio to sit around, rubbing their chins and wondering what on earth to do next.  Indeed the company has been more prolific in the last few months than seems right or decent.  From Save The Day, Denki Word Quest and Monster Force 5, Denki has been working with the mighty Moshi... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Monster Force 5 New From Denki

The fair trade, rainforest certified, organically fed and free range Oompa Loompas at Denki's digital toy factory have clearly been inspired recently.  The company has announced one new game, Monster Force 5, has just hit the market, with another, as yet undisclosed project lurking in the wings. Monster Force 5 is a new, original Denki... Continue Reading →

Drop In And Play… The Latest Indie Games

This Saturday, delighted members of the public will be able to Drop In And Play some of the latest new titles from Scottish games studios at Dundee's DCA, as part of the 2014 NEoN festival. This will be the third year that the DCA has played host to Drop In And Play.  This year's event... Continue Reading →

Let’s Go! Lemmings In The Real World…

At the midway point in Dundee's Perth Road, opposite the university, at the top of the steps to the digital media park, you can come face to face with some of Dundee's most famous creations. Dundee is no stranger to public art, with a variety of statues around the city, celebrating local history and wildlife.... Continue Reading →

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