Autonauts, the robot-based colonise-em-up developed by Denki & published by Curve, has picked up the 2020 BAFTA Scotland Game Award trophy at last night's virtual ceremony.
We all love an award ceremony: the glamour, the drama, the bit where someone reads the wrong name - and who doesn’t like winning prizes? Perhaps the real value of award shows however, in the world of games anyway, is the annual chance to take a look backwards in an industry that’s always hurtling ahead. We can celebrate our achievements, sure, but we can also take stock of things and dig into just what goes into making award-worthy projects. This was the sentiment behind BAFTA Scotland’s recent Game Design event, which hosted a candid discussion between some of the personnel from this year’s nominees for the BAFTA Scotland Game Award.
Denki, the studio behind the BAFTA award-winning Quarrel and 180 other releases, has published it's latest new game: Autonauts, for PC.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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'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 →
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 →
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 →