2015 Moray Game Jam OPEN FOR ENTRIES

2014 saw the inaugural Moray Games Jam take place at Elgin College in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. As far as we can tell, it remains the most northerly game jam in the UK... It was excellent. 45 designers, artists and developers took part and a wild time was had be all. Now the 2015 jam... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Crew Wants YOU

If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Hiring Digital, Innovation, Creative Technology & Design Officer

Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative – Open For Applications – DO THIS

If you're not familiar with TRC Media's Cross Creative Programme, now's the time to learn. It's a fabulous opportunity for individuals in the creative industries (this includes video games) to improve their skills, increase their knowledge and make themselves far more valuable, wise and useful. This year’s programme will include seven in-house sessions (one day... Continue Reading →

NEOArcade Introduces Cool New Look

 Claymore Games has been quiet of late, but the company has not been idle. Their current project is a collection of classic mini-games with a defiantly retro twist. The company announced Neo Arcade towards the end of 2013, but has just released a sneak peek of a bold and shiny new look, which moves away from the... Continue Reading →

The Computer Games Journal – Volume 2 Edition 3 – Out Now

The Computer Games Journal is one of the only academic journals in the world focusing on the computer games industry and the issues facing the creators, technologies and innovators within this rapidly evolving sector. It was created and is edited here in Scotland by a team of respected academics including editor-in-chief Dr John Sutherland, Dr... Continue Reading →

Computer Xplorers – Preparing Children For The Future

The concept of introducing kids to computer skills is something which has been getting a great deal of traction recently.  From the mini game jam and Dare to be Digital LaunchPad or Dare School's Challenge for High Schools in Dundee, it seems that primary and high school children across Scotland are getting the chance to... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Announces New Chief Executive

After a year which could be charitably described as 'challenging' Creative Scotland, the public sector body created help Scotland's artistic, cultural and creative individuals, companies and organisations, has announced it has a new chief executive. Janet Archer, currently Director of Dance at Arts Council England, will take up her new role on 1 July 2013.... Continue Reading →

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