BAFTA Scotland Presents: A Keynote With Brenda Romero

In partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy, BAFTA Scotland presents a keynote with Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer, Fulbright scholar, entrepreneur, artist, writer, and creative director who has worked in gaming since 1981. As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series,... Continue Reading →

Are You Ahead Of The Game…?!

There have been a number of significant new events in the world of funding and financing video games in the last twelve months. Tax relief for game developers, putting them on a par with film and high end television production is a huge step forward. Not only for companies wishing to operate more sustainably, but... 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 →

Edinburgh Games Symposium – ProtoPlay Edition

Heads up, folks. The 2015 http://www.edingame.com/ takes place on Wednesday and Thursday next week. The symposium's rather awesome (and unique) mix of panels, speakers, music, performance, concerts, discussion and debate are back, but this year there's a twist... It's in Dundee. Yes, Scotland's throbbing games hub is playing host to the country's most exciting and... 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 →

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 →

Event – Crowdfunding V Crowdlifting – Unlocking The Potential

Crowd-funding. It was awesome. It was the saviour of indie gaming. It was an over-hyped waste of time. It was a way for the unscrupulous to rip-off the gullible. It was only for the already successful. It was only good for very specific projects. It's... so over. Crowd-funding is still with us. It's being used... Continue Reading →

Last Chance – Free Attendance At UNITE 2014 UNITY Conference

Unite is an annual conference for all things Unity related, based in Seattle, USA from the 20th - 22nd August 2014.  As part of their partnership with Honeycomb – Creative Works ScreenHI (the company behind the Moray Game Jam and Go North) can offer one place to a Highlands and Islands individual (see T&C's below) working in the... Continue Reading →

Game Expo Scotland Announces First Titles

Deep Silver will be showing Dead Island 2 and Homefront 2: The Revolution at October's Game Expo Scotland in central Edinburgh. The games will be playing in the Expo's Hollywood Zone, set aside for AAA console and high profile titles. Taking place after the events of the multi-million seller Dead Island, GES 2014 attendees will go hands-on with Dead Island 2,... Continue Reading →

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