Three Scots Named In Games Industry’s Most Influential 100

GamesIndustry.biz has just published it's first list of the top 100 most influential people in the games industry. Covering the AAA console sector, mobile gaming, indie games, eSports, retail &... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Committee Explores Impact Of Games Industry

Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee... Continue Reading →

Game Creators Hit Sunday Times Rich List

A number of prominent figures in the games industry hit last weekend's Sunday Times Rich List. King.com's Mel Morris (£407m, 238th), co-founder Riccardo Zacconi (£354m, 271st), co-founder Sabastian Knutsson (£200m, 458th) and... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Issues Ten Year Plan

Creative Scotland, the organisation which supports Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries has released its ten year plan for supporting and funding the country's cultural and creative sectors. The ten... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Breakthrough Brits – Apply Now!

Game developers, BAFTA wants you.  Breakthrough Brits is a brand new competition which is open to people working in the UK's screen industries.  Including games.  According to BAFTA: The Academy... Continue Reading →

GTA – Best Selling Game Of 2013, Makes More Than Global Music Industry

It's official, GTA V has done rather well.  In addition to breaking all sort of Guinness world records, the game was the best-selling release in 2013, breaking Call Of Duty's... Continue Reading →

The Computer Games Journal – Volume 2 Edition 3 – Out Now

The Computer Games Journal is one of the only academic journals in the world focusing on the computer games industry and the issues facing the creators, technologies and innovators within... 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... Continue Reading →

The Future Of Games In Scotland – Live on TV

Scotland Tonight, STV's flagship news programme featured a brief discussion on the future of Scotland's games industry last night. Featuring Interactive Scotland's Alisdair Gunn, industry commentator, writer, comedian and gamer,... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Asks Questions About Diversity Within The Games Industry

The issue of diversity and the role of women in games and technology is something which has been much in the news over the last few weeks.  From highs and... Continue Reading →

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