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 →

MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →

Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

APB Reloaded Hits Xbox One

APB Reloaded hit the PC as a free-to-play title in December 2011. Since then, 5.8 million players have spent 40 million hours, creating over 10 million customised characters. Now developer Reloaded Productions and publisher Ravenscourt  have brought the game to Xbox One. APB Reloaded puts drops players onto the streets of San Paro where they join either the... Continue Reading →

Light Bytes – Coming Soon – To Edinburgh, Dundee & Glasgow

Illustration for LIGHT BYTES an event for Creative Edinburgh and Creative Scotland by Want Some StudioCreative Edinburgh, Creative Dundee and We Throw Switches are joining forces to run three informal mixer events called Light Bytes. These will include networking, micro talks, panel discussion and the opportunity to play with technology. The project was initiated by... Continue Reading →

Rockstar Games Being Sued By Former Rockstar North Leader

Alongside ground-breaking, award-winning games, the one thing you can rely upon Rockstar Games for is drama. Once more, the company has delivered... News broke overnight that Rockstar Games and Sam and Dan Houser are facing a lawsuit from Leslie Benzies, the former head of the Rockstar North studio, the powerhouse behind the Grand Theft Auto... Continue Reading →

Insomnia Gaming Festival – Scotland – April 2016

Good news for gamers (and game developers), Insomnia is bringing it's mix of live gaming, eSports, live stage events, indie games and YouTubers to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Running from April 29th - May 2nd, Insomnia is expecting around 20,000 gamers, fans and families to watch live interactive stage shows, play a huge variety of games... Continue Reading →

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