Scottish Games Companies Star In Develop Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards Shortlist Revealed

The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Incandescence

Tippety tappety went the programmer, staring at the screen. The tealy-orangey wash of the monitor lit his face, like a well-considered light source in front of his serious face. If this was a cool Hollywood movie, the code on the screen would have been somehow projected onto his serious face. But it wasn't. It was reality.... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

Incandescence – Coming Soon

News has reached us that Guerilla Tea is challenging Hunted Cow's position as the country's most prolific developer. The company's next release will be something called Incandescence - and it sounds... very different. Guerilla Tea's press release (yes, the wrote a press release and sent it to us - for a game which is STILL... Continue Reading →

Develop Wants YOU(r Games)

In addition to organising secret events, Develop magazine is also putting together a list of forthcoming titles for a directory of new games from the UK. It's an awesome idea and one long overdue... The initial list can be found here. It contains 156 games, which seems... a little light. Less than a dozen are... Continue Reading →

Go North 2014

There's a chance you've not come across Scotland's Go North festival before. It has its roots in music, but has grown over the last several years to become the country's first event to incorporate all of the creative industries. In 2013, Go North featured a single speaking slot, introducing interactive media and video games to the wider... Continue Reading →

Out Now – See Inside Guerilla Tea’s MIND

Maintaining their breakneck pace for the year, Dundee's Guerilla Tea has released another new and original title for multiple devices. Mind is a brain training game, created to give your synapses, neurons and ganglia the equivalent of a 60 x minute workout, followed by a refreshing shower and a whole food smoothie. The game features three... Continue Reading →

Guerilla Tea Bags Windows

Guerilla Tea is busy.  The company clearly is attempting to outperform the entire Scottish games industry's output in 2013, bringing several of their games to Windows and Windows Phone. The Quest, Staking Claims and a new title, Array have all hit the Windows Phone 8 store.  The Quest and Staking Claims are also now available for... Continue Reading →

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