OUT NOW – Dueling Wizards

Dueling Wizards is the latest release from Scotland's Cog Mobile. Based in Fife, the company develops apps and games for commercial partners. Dueling Wizards however is an original new title, which puts the player into the curly toed shoes of a hard-bitten, spell-slinging sorcerer, facing off against wicked wizards and assorted enchanted enemies. Players must... Continue Reading →

APPARITION – Inter-University 24 Hour Coding Challenge

There's a brand new inter-University Jam, or Hack, or coding marathon taking place on the 11th & 12th of October. Organised by the British Computer Society and sponsored by Amazon's Development Centre and code ninja's Codeplay, APParition has been created to promote the abilities and inspire competition among the region’s future coders, testers and developers. To... Continue Reading →

Scotsman Adds Games Coverage

For the last several years Scotland has suffered from an almost total lack of interest in video games within the mainstream media. Outside the occasional news story from the business desk, there's been little recognition of the video games sector as a viable creative industry, or as a valuable part of the country's economy.  Even... Continue Reading →

The Scottish Games Network Launches As Scotland’s Video Games Industry Body

Believe it or not, it's nearly ten years since the Scottish Games Network first launched.  In 2005 we created a simple Yahoo group to help the growing number of game developers keep in touch.  It's grown since then to become a dedicated website and a community spread over all of the significant social channels. It's... Continue Reading →

Courier Business Awards Looking For Digital Entries

The Courier, independent broadsheet of note for the globally acknowledged tech cluster of Dundee has teamed up with accountancy wizards Henderson Loggie has launched a Business Awards competition, aimed at companies operating within it's 'patch' of Dundee, Tayside, Fife, Clackmannanshire, Angus, Perthshire and Means (look it up). The competition is aimed at finding local businesses... Continue Reading →

Scotland’s Luke Dicken Becomes First IGDA Director Outside US

The International Game Developers Association has voted Scotland's Luke Dicken to the board of directors, the first director of the organisation from outside the USA. Already a director of IGDA Scotland, Luke now joins the global board, helping the organisation to grow and evolve to keep pace with the ever more diverse interactive industry. If... Continue Reading →

Scottish Companies Attend Mobile World Congress

The Courier has helpfully pointed out that several Scottish companies are attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week.   It just lists the ones from Dundee and Fife however. Outplay, Tag, YoYo and Zendit are all highlighted, though there are 21 Scottish companies attending the event. From The Courier: A contingent of 21... Continue Reading →

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