EVENT: Scotland’s Space & Creative Industries Collide

Scotland's space technology sector is one of the country's most exciting and innovative new industries. From microsat manufacturing and software to a growing number of space data companies and even rocket engine manufacturers, Scotland is developing a global reputation as a pioneer in the new era of commercial space exploration. Now the industry is looking... Continue Reading →

Games|Drinks: EDI, GLA, DDE

The next Games|Drinks events, organised by All4Games' Colin MacDonald, are taking place in early November in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

OUT NOW: Dead End Job (Ant Workshop)

Dead End Job, the procedurally-generated, twin stick shooter from Any Workshop has been released for the new Apple Arcade subscription service.

$4M Funding for New eSports Firm FLICK

Nigel Eccles and Rob Jones, two of the founders of Scottish tech 'unicorn' FanDuel have raised $4 million in funding for their new esports venture, Flick, which is expected to launch in the near future. The funding has been secured from exclusively US-based institutional investors. Mobile Screen Sharing Details of the new company's technology are... Continue Reading →

Ant Workshop Interview: Accessibility Versus Simplicity

Tony Gowland, the man behind Ant Workshop spoke to Gamesindustry.biz about accessibility and 'easiness'

BFI Videogames Day 2018 Hits Edinburgh

The fourth annual BFI Videogames Day is coming to Edinburgh on June 14 2018.

Could Gateway Be The Next Grand Theft Auto?

[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →

New Funding Round For Audio Specialist Krotos

Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →

Chinese Games Company Skymoons Opens First European Studio In Edinburgh

Chinese mobile games publisher Skymoons, is opening its first European studio, based in Edinburgh. Headed by Michael Boniface, the former director of Reloaded Productions (the team behind APB Reloaded), the studio is now recruiting an initial 21 people, with further growth planned. This is Skymoon's first studio outside China and is a first for the country's... Continue Reading →

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