Rockstar North – The World’s Number One Game Developer

Let's face it, in the wide, wide world o' games, any list of THE WORLD'S TOP x, where x is games, reviews, studios or other, is going to be controversial. However in a recent issues of Games TM magazine, the editorial team outlined their pick of the top 50 development studios in the world. Covering... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network Boss Begs Scottish Newspaper To ‘Be Less Shit’

Following an astonishing unattributed article posted in last week's Edinburgh Evening News, Brian Baglow, director of the Scottish Games Network has invited the tabloid to 'consider what it's about', to 'perhaps join the rest of us in the 21st century' and to direct all of its efforts to becoming 'slightly less shit.' In the article,... Continue Reading →

GTA V Is The UK’s Best-Selling Game, Like, EVER

Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →

Petition: Bring the GTA Soundtrack To iTunes

The Internet. Haven of democracy. Tool of freedom. The single greatest information tool in the history of humanity. A series of pipes. It's a great thing. It allows us to communicate more openly. It enables us to chuckle at kittens. It ensure game developers are kept informed about just how much gamers love and appreciate... Continue Reading →

Lindsay Lohan Suing Rockstar

Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is suing Take 2, the company behind the Grand Theft Auto series for, allegedly making a character in GTA V an unequivocal representation of her. Former child star Lohan contends that her voice and image are reproduced in the game, as well as styles taken from her clothing line. In GTA V, the character,... Continue Reading →

Highland Games – Develop Does Scotland…

Develop Magazine has published a week of features examining and exploring the games sector in Scotland, kicking off with a provocative piece of editorial asking if Scotland could become the next Finland? Scotland is a nation that potentially faces major political changes this year, but how will that affect the region’s impressive output of video... Continue Reading →

Rockstar Games To Receive BAFTA Fellowship

Following the unprecedented award of a collective Outstanding Achievement award to Rockstar North at the BAFTA Scotland awards, Rockstar as a whole is to receive a BAFTA Fellowship at this year's Games Awards ceremony. The Fellowship is awarded annually.  It is the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy and recognises outstanding and exceptional contribution to... 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 four year run at the top spot. It was also revealed that the game made more in its first month than the entire global music... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Makes IGN’s All Time Top 25 Xbox 360 Games – And The WHOLE UK

Another week, another huge milestone for Minecraft on the Microsoft Xbox 360.  Popular gaming site IGN has put together its favourite 25 games from the eight years the Xbox 360 has been on the market.  Minecraft makes the list alongside such venerable franchises as Splinter Cell, Gears Of War, Forza, Fallout, Bioshock, Portal, Halo, GTA... Continue Reading →

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