Scottish Games Network Partners With Scottish Games Expo

Back in November we reported a new public facing games event being planned for October 2014, in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Since then we've met Magdala Media, the company behind the expo a couple of times, to find out their plans for the expo and to see where it fits into Scotland's gaming calendar.  The... Continue Reading →

Denki Blocks Hits Turbulenz – Please Return To Your Seats

Denki Blocks! - the legendary game of yore.  Multiple award winner, multiple platform encompasser and ultimate expression of sliding sticky blocks around a variety of environments in order to get them to bond in interesting shapes, has never really been away.  It lives in the hearts of gamers everywhere and has untold legions of fans,... Continue Reading →

Got A Match, Pal?

If, like your editor, you replied, 'Yes, George Clooney, though he's greyer, less stylish, and knows way less about the games industry in Scotland," you win a lovely sweater. If however, you wondered who's like you and indeed, why so many of them are dead, then the chances are you're the target audience for the... Continue Reading →

Denki’s New Game – Save The Day – Now LIVE!

Denki has been a little quiet since the release of Quarrel on Xbox Live.  The company has been up to *something*, but nobody has really been sure what it is... At yesterday's Turing Festival gaming futures event, Managing Director Colin Anderson revealed exactly what the company has been up to.  Denki is working with browser-based... Continue Reading →

Fun, Consequence and Emotion – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 1)

David Yarnton, Chairman of Edinburgh Interactive, opened the 10th anniversary festival. Selling the festival on the aspect of change, the speed of change and the impact on everyday lives as an introduction to the festival at large. With advances in the industry David noted how inundated we are with options for entertainment, including social media.... Continue Reading →

Consolevania – Out Now On iTunes

In one of the most generous and artistically significant moves of the mobile age, the first two seasons of Consolevania, the ground-breaking Scottish videogames show, are now FREE to download on iTunes. This includes the monumentally important Scottish Games Industry Fluff Piece, created by the Consolevania team for the Edinburgh Interactive festival in 2008. It's... Continue Reading →

Dare ProtoPlay – Festival Of Gaming, August 12-14th

It's official.  Dare to be Digital's ProtoPlay event is going to be the biggest ever.  A full on festival of gaming goodness, taking place over three days in mid-August in the city centre.  Alongside the games being created by the Dare teams, we hear there is a pro-gamer tournament, a game jam (open to professionals... Continue Reading →

Dundee Game Jam – May 28th 2011

Dundee, city of many discoveries.  Home to jute, journalism and the all-new Dundee Game Jam.  Taking place at Abertay University on (Saturday) May 28th, from 09.30 - 17.00. It's open to students, professional game developers, ex game developers, reformed games developers, talented amateurs and anyone who can put together the basic pieces of a videogame.... Continue Reading →

Denki Announces Big Cup Cricket, Pronounces It ‘++Awesome’

The folks at Denki have been very quiet over the last few months.  Many saw this as proof positive that the company was sub-contracted to Santa, making toys and games for the good boys and girls of the world.  Other, less charitable souls, claimed it was because the company was trying to suppress new that... Continue Reading →

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