Vision Scotland: New Dates Announced

Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.

You Can Take My Life – But You’ll Never Take My Castle

In 2012 we named Scotland as the Tower Defence Game capital of the world. In 2021, is that still true...?

Videogame Jobs Scotland: February 2021

We’ve been on the blower to the country’s development studios, technology companies and employers and rounded up a steamy fresh batch of videogame job openings in Scotland.

Weekly World News – 19/02/21

What’s that coming over the hill? Is it ten carefully curated pieces of news from across the videogames industry all gathered in one helpful location? Oh, what do you know, it is. Must be time for the Weekly World News already. What a treat.

BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online: Entries Open

Entries are now open for the BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online programme. Guru is a virtual festival aimed at helping new up-and-coming talent in film, games and television get to the next stage in their career.

UKIE Submits Proposals For UK Games Growth

UKIE has submitted a number of proposals to the UK government, ahead of the forthcoming budget (March 3rd), aimed at helping the UK games industry to grow significantly in the coming years.

Make Your Game Greater With Data

Every game developer now needs to know more about data. From downloads and DLC, to ad revenues, monthly average users and lifetime vaue, data can be the key to your studio's survival. Thankfully there's a new online course specifically for you...

Happy Birthday LEMMINGS – 30 Today!

The game which kickstarted Scotland's videogames industry reaches its third decade, with 20 Million sales and counting It's true. Lemmings, the first videogame from Scotland to achieve huge international success, was released on February 14th 1991. Designed and developed by the legendary DMA Design in Dundee, Lemmings was the company's first global megasmash (which was... Continue Reading →

Weekly World News

Welcome to the return of the Weekly World News, in which we undertake a brief summation of notable events taking place within and around the environs of professional game development for the edification and education of those who find themselves preoccupied and unable to attend to current events.

Codeplay Secures US Government Super Computer Contract

Codeplay, the Edinburgh-based AI company has signed a deal with the US government to help build the next generation of supercomputers. Codeplay will work with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in partnership with the Argonne Leadership Computing Faculty. The new generation of computing will enable researchers... Continue Reading →

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