Scottish Games Network – The Future

Today's the day. The referendum is happening. Whatever your vote. Whatever your affiliation or belief, we are a more than an industry, we're a community - and a group of people I respect and enjoy working with. It's been nearly a year since I relaunched the SGN as an industry body. In that time, I've... Continue Reading →

All Change…

So you may have noticed the new theme on the http://www.scottishgames.net site.  It's the first step in the ongoing evolution of the site as a force for all that is good and right and true in the rapidly evolving wide, wide world o' games. NOW for the FIRST TIME EVER you can find all of... Continue Reading →

News From Holyrood – Cross-Party Group On Videogames Technology

Last night saw the first meeting of the new cross-party group on videogames technology at the Scottish Parliament. Convened by MSP Joe Fitzpatrick, whose constituency covers Dundee, the group is designed to look at the whole games sector and how it can do business more effectively in Scotland. Despite many companies attending the Game Developer... Continue Reading →

Codeplay Nominated For Scottish Business Award

Codeplay is one of the games industry's more mysterious companies.  You may have heard the name, but few people can state with confidence what the company actually does. Which is a shame because Codeplay is one of the most technically sophisticated companies in the industry and has been pushing the outer limits of the cutting... Continue Reading →

European Consortium Awarded 2.8M€ Grant For Research Into Low Energy Graphics Processing

A consortium of four technology companies - including Codeplay in Edinburgh - and two universities, has been awarded a grant of 2.9 million Euros, from the EU.  The money will be used for research into the next generation of hardware for video games consoles. The consortium is comprised of four companies - Codeplay, Cambridge-based Geomerics, AI... Continue Reading →

Submissions Still Welcome For Future Games Contest

There's just over a week left to enter the Future Games Contest, which is looking for small companies wishing to win up to £25,000 for the development of new games prototypes which use games technology in interesting and innovative new ways. Winners will not only get the cash, but have their game (or technology) trialled... Continue Reading →

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