GDC 2016 – Sign Up NOW

Ladies and gentlemen, Scottish Development International is looking for developers AND games related companies, to join the Scottish stand at next year's Game Developer Conference. Scottish companies can take advantage of the SDI presence at the show FREE OF CHARGE and trust us, it's very well worth it. You need to register NOW and ensure... Continue Reading →

Developers Wanted: Drop In And Play, Dundee (8/11/15)

Game developers - the DCA (in partnership with Abertay) needs you. And your games. The latest of the popular Drop In And Play events takes place in Dundee on Sunday November 8th, coinciding with the closing celebrations for the Discovery Film Festival. The closing film will be Labyrinthus, a Europena film, which tells the story... Continue Reading →

Indie Developers – Dare Protoplay Needs YOU

Developers. Dare ProtoPlay wants you. And your games. Dare ProtoPlay is the culmination of the annual Dare to be Digital competition. In previous years, the competition drew 10-15 teams of students travel to Dundee for the summer and build a working prototype of their game, before demonstrating, playing and showing them off in public at... Continue Reading →

Funding Competition Open To Edinburgh Digital Companies

Attention game developers and digital companies - especially (but not limited to) those in Edinburgh - Innovate UK (the organisation formerly known as the technology strategy board) is to invest up to £1 million in innovative research and development projects centred on the emerging cluster of digital media businesses in Edinburgh. The competition aims to stimulate the hotspot... Continue Reading →

Xpo North – Developers Wanted

The newly christened Xpo North (formerly Go North, the UK's finest creative industries festival) is taking place in Inverness next month (June 10th & 11th to be precise). In the last couple of years, the Xpo has been increasing the presence of games and games companies. 2014 saw over a dozen companies taking part in... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam 2015 – We’re Off…

Friday marked the launch of the 2015 Moray Game Jam, which is taking place at Moray College in Elgin. Not only does this make the jam the most northerly in the whole United Kingdom, it marks the return of one of the friendliest, most collaborative events in the gaming calendar. This year's competition has pulled... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games Acquired For $16.4M

Dundee's YoYo Games, the creator of the popular Gamer Maker: Studio software has been acquired by PlayTech one of the world's leading creators of gambling software. In addition to  online gambling, PlayTech also offers a number of development tools and systems for creating online games. GameMaker: Studio will now join the company's portfolio of tools.... Continue Reading →

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 →

Game In Scotland 2015 – The Next Generation

It's all change for Game In Scotland, the country's home-grown recruitment event focused on the gaming sector. Created originally as a graduate recruitment event, the event has been funded to date by the team at Scottish Enterprise. Now however, the role of Game In Scotland and the opportunities for the sector have changed hugely. Scottish Enterprise... Continue Reading →

Outplay’s Bite Size App For Swingers

Bite Size Games, the new new label for weeny games from Dundee's Outplay is continuing to pioneer and explore the stranger sides of mobile gaming content. For example, the label's first release, Pug Rapids, introduced players to a bizarre combination of water sports and dogging. Now with its second game, Bite Size aims to get... Continue Reading →

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