BAFTA Guru Programme – Open For Applications

Applications are now open for the 2017 BAFTA Guru programme. BAFTA Guru puts people with up to a year's experience in the film, TV or games sectors in front of a range of industry professionals, for coaching mentoring and 1-2-1 meetings. For just £40 (and hardship bursaries are available) you get two days of meetings... Continue Reading →

Abertay University Team Win Award For Game About Sexual Consent

A team of students from Abertay University has received an award for a video game focusing on the issue of consent in sexual relationships. Sonder Games won the People’s Choice Award for their game After Party, at this year’s Games4Health competition at the University of Utah. Sonder Games was one of nine award winners out of 121 teams in the competition.  Alongside... Continue Reading →

360 Digital – Game Developer Conference – 23rd April – Dundee

On April 23rd Interactive Scotland will hold its first ever GDC Studio Session, an event which captures the buzz, the themes, the issues and the opportunities coming out of the 2015 Game Developer Conference. Focused on the issues significant to the industry in Scotland, the even brings together some of the country's most experienced, outspoken... Continue Reading →

Last Call – BAFTA CREW

The closing date for applications for the first ever BAFTA CREW Games programme closes on Monday 17th of November. You should be a part of it. It's open to anyone who's worked in the games sector for two years and is offering a bespoke, custom built programme of masterclasses, workshops, seminars, networking events and video... Continue Reading →

App Tax Event – November 26th

As you are no doubt ALL aware, the law concerning VAT on the sale of digital goods changes in 2015. The change applies to apps, games, music and e-books. If you sell directly, or supply to an app store, if you have customers in the EU, you'll have to apply VAT. In short, it's important.... Continue Reading →

Game Changer Dundee – Game Design Contest

Game Changer Dundee is a new four month project in which primary school children across Dundee will learn about video game design from BAFTA award-winning game designer Sophia George. Sophia will introduce pupils to her inspirations as an artist and game designer, leading practical sessions looking at the links between traditional art and modern video... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Me And The Giants Kids Games Hit Windows

Me And The Giants, the game and app developer specialising in content for kids has released its back catalogue of educational game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The company has released two of its app collections for Windows users: Tolva and Ting, a collection five neon-coloured, educational games and apps for pre-school children, featuring the... Continue Reading →

Why Players Are Leaving Your Game – And How You Can Stop Them

For many developers, their focus is on completing and launching a game.  User acquisition is the key.  Visibility in a crowded market is the major issue.  Once the game is on the market however, unless there's a serious problem, the game can be... easy to ignore. That can be a huge problem. Especially for games utilising free-to-play... Continue Reading →

KoduKup Scotland Launched

Kodu Kup is a coding competition open to UK school children aged between 7 and 14 years old. Kodu Kup Scotland is a sister competition to the UK Kodu Kup designed to work with the larger competition, taking Scotland's different term times into account. The competition has been organised and run by David Renton, a Microsoft... Continue Reading →

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