The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.
It's not just playing videogames that's grown during the pandemic lockdown. Streaming has also benefitted with a huge rise in viewers. Market leader Twitch experienced 5 billion hours of viewing in only three months.
Dundee studio Hyper Luminal Games is celebrating its most successful year yet, with the announcement that the studio has doubled both it's headcount and turnover in the last 12 months. In true games industry style, the Hyper Luminal team is celebrating by announcing a new recruitment drive, searching for programmers at all levels, a mid-level... Continue Reading →
New research from industry body, TIGA indicates growth of 27% for Scotland's games sector in 2016/17.
Blazing Griffin, the Edinburgh-based game development studio has announced that the company is expanding to incorporate film and post-production capabilities to the company. The company's ambition is to become one of the country's first truly transmedia creators, creating worlds and stories which span film, games, comics and more. The new film division will be run... Continue Reading →
TIGA, the independent game developers association has released its annual survey of the UK's games industry, created by Games Investor Consulting. The report shows that the games sector in Scotland is flourishing. New studios, growing numbers of employees and greater investment are all recorded, along with growing revenues. According to the report, employment in the Scottish games industry has... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal, one of the world's only academic journals dedicated to video games and interactive entertainment, is evolving. The editorial team are focusing on growth and making the journal the preeminent academic publication for the global games industry. As part of this growth, they're looking for new contributors and new members of the editorial... Continue Reading →