BBC Radio Scotland Explores The Scottish Games Industry

On Saturday (and Sunday), BBC Radio Scotland's Business Scotland programme looked at the game industry in Scotland.  What is it?  Where is it?  What does the new tax relief mean for companies creating games north of the border? The programme features several well known MD's, CEO's and entrepreneurs including Outplay Entertainment's Doug Hare, Ninja Kiwi's... Continue Reading →

Cobra & YoYo Hit The Hundred Top iOS Games

ArcadeSushi.com has published its list of 2012's best games.  Two games created in Scotland make the list.  YoYo Games' suicide-im-up Karoshi and Cobra's BAFTA nominated iBomber Defense Pacific both make the list. Karoshi is number 85.  The site says: Karoshi takes the age old video game concept of surviving and turns it upside down. In... Continue Reading →

Terror Funding Leaves Dundee Games Developer Short, Arabs Thrilled

Dundee development studio Digital Goldfish, the company behind the Bloons games on iPhone, is to sponsor the shorts for Dundee United football team for the coming season. Fulfilling a lifelong dream (they tell us), the company's logo will appear on the shorts of the Dundee United team throughout the 2012-2013 season. Digital Goldfish are not... Continue Reading →

Relaunch: Digital Goldfish Online!

Everyone's favourite tangerine coloured, mobile game type, non-analogue, low maintenance, pet themed development studio, Digital Goldfish has had quite a good couple of years, thank you.  The company's work on the massively popular Bloons franchise has gone from strength to strength, while DG's original content and other branded games have also started to gain traction... Continue Reading →

2010 – A Year In Gaming

UPDATED - Now includes Firebrand and Triple B Games... “Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how was the rest of the play?” Any review of the games and gaming sector in Scotland in 2010 is going to be a little like reviewing the Titanic's first cruise. No matter how impeccable the service, or exquisite the canapes,... Continue Reading →

AppJam & AppConference – LIVE

Over in Dundee's famous Discovery Point, the first International AppConference and AppJam are taking place.  The conference has a full line-up of speakers across all the various app platforms and covering everything from games, to lawyers, publishers and possibly even a platform owner (one of which per day may keep a doctor away - the... Continue Reading →

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