No Code Leads The Way As Scottish Companies Nominated In Develop Awards

The nominations for the 2017 Develop awards have been announced, with seven Scottish companies in the running for awards. Glasgow-based studio No Code, creators of the critically-acclaimed The House Abandon & Stories Untold leads the charge with nominations in four categories. Dundee's Yo Yo Games, creators of Game Maker Studio follow with nominations in three categories,... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Companies Star In Develop Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →

Develop Live Announces First Speakers

Develop Live, the new developer focused conference taking place in Edinburgh in October has just announced the first speakers taking part in the event. Scottish author and avid FPS gamer, Christopher Brookmyre is speaking. In a session entitled 'From novel to game and back again', Scottish author Brookmyre will be discussing his latest novel Bedlam,... Continue Reading →

Develop Wants YOU(r Games)

In addition to organising secret events, Develop magazine is also putting together a list of forthcoming titles for a directory of new games from the UK. It's an awesome idea and one long overdue... The initial list can be found here. It contains 156 games, which seems... a little light. Less than a dozen are... Continue Reading →

Develop Live – Edinburgh

Attention Scotland! In October this year, the first ever Develop Live event will take place in Edinburgh on October 2nd 2014. The one-day conference will comprise of a series of lectures and panels covering both international issues and matters close to the Scottish games development sector. On-stage content will be curated by the editorial team, making this... Continue Reading →

Develop Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 Develop awards have been announced, with Scotland making a moderate contribution towards the nominee list. The competition has 24 categories, with 136 companies fighting for the trophies, which will be handed out at the Develop Awards in Brighton on July 9th 2014. There list includes 68 games studios, ranging from one-man... Continue Reading →

Develop Indie Showcase Submissions Now Open

The fourth Develop Indie Showcase is now open for submissions. The Showcase gives indie studios an opportunity to gain exposure for their games - and receive direct feedback from a panel of judges. Last year's Indie Showcase featured Paladin Studios' Momonga Pinball Adventures, Nyamyam Games' Tengami, 232 Studios' Epic Eric, and Greenfly Studios' Drop That Candy . Criteria for applying... Continue Reading →

Highland Games – Develop Does Scotland…

Develop Magazine has published a week of features examining and exploring the games sector in Scotland, kicking off with a provocative piece of editorial asking if Scotland could become the next Finland? Scotland is a nation that potentially faces major political changes this year, but how will that affect the region’s impressive output of video... Continue Reading →

30 Under 30 – Developer Edition – Whippersnappers Required

MCV recently published its 30 Under 30 list, highlighting those in the games industry who are contributing to the games industry, despite their tender years and innocent delight in all things game related (bar development). We posted a call for entries from the industry in Scotland, but the focus on areas outside game development stopped... Continue Reading →

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