Glasgow games studio NoCode won the Best British Game award for 'Observation' at the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards.
It promises to be a fairly difficult time for freelance workers moving forward. The creative industries run on self-employed people, but with businesses of all kinds concentrating on survival and their full-time staff, the work out there may be scarce, difficult to find and sporadic. So let's help the freelance community (disclosure, this includes your... Continue Reading →
For many developers - not just those in the games industry - the idea of paying someone to test software seems like an unnecessary luxury. Test-driven development, live patching and an office full of highly qualified coders can lead some businesses to make strange decisions about the real value of testing. In the first of... Continue Reading →
UPDATE: BAFTA GURU LIVE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED Statement from BAFTA Scotland: We’ve come to the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming Guru Live Glasgow event on Saturday 28 March. We have been monitoring the advice from the government but as well as this, we have had to take into account speaker availability, attendance and... Continue Reading →
Registration is open for the 2020 Global Game Jam, with Scotland once again fielding a number of sites offering the opportunity to participate in the world's largest game jam. From January 31 to February 2, developers around the world will be taking part and attempting to make a videogame - based upon a single common... Continue Reading →
Glasgow University Launches new Games Lab a cross-disciplinary laboratory exploring how games and gaming can be used to aid research, teaching and learning.
Congratualtions to the team at NoCode, who picked up the BAFTA Scotland Games award at last night's glittering, star-studded ceremony in central Glasgow. The company fought off stiff competition from Ninja Kiwi's Adventure Time branded tower defence game and Ice Beam's procedurally-generated survive 'em-up, Socketeer, to scoop the trophy for Observation. This is NoCode's second... Continue Reading →
The next Games|Drinks events, organised by All4Games' Colin MacDonald, are taking place in early November in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
CrossCreative:Immersive is a brand new transformative training and development programme for immersive (virtual, augmented and cross reality) companies throughout Scotland’s digital sector. Created by TRC Media, the company behind the very highly rated Cross Creative and Special Edition programmes, CC:Immersive is aimed at creative & tech businesses, already working in immersive content/storytelling, or looking to... Continue Reading →