It’s Halo Month On Gamerhub

Heads up, Halo fans. To celebrate the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, the team at XBL Gamerhub are celebrating for a whole month. The community has partnered with Xbox itself to bring weeks of game style goodness to the site. We spoke to Gavin Divers, the CEO of XBL Gamerhub, who told us: We have... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Masterclass – Axis Animation

BAFTA Scotland has created an animation masterclass featuring Axis Animation's Creative Director Stuart Aitken. The session will look at the creative processes behind successful projects such as Halo 4: Spartan Ops and the award-winning trailer for horror video game, Dead Island. According to Axis: A certified industry veteran with well over a decade of experience wrangling amazing visuals... 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 →

Xbox One – What It Is, What It Does – We Think

UPDATED: We originally stated that the Xbox One could emulate existing Xbox 360 games.  It's now clear Xbox One will not offer emulation of Xbox 360, Xbox Live or Xbox indie games. Our non-games readers might have missed the excitement, buzz, then deluge of social media updates, from developers, journalists, games industry pundits, analysts and gamers... Continue Reading →

Denki Releases Exclusive Teaser For New ‘Destiny Killer’ Game

Halo Creator Bungie and publisher Activision caused controversy last week with the information-lite teaser for the new persistent world shooter, Destiny. Flirting with the world's media and treating potential players as pawns in a strange global drip feeding frenzy of marketing may work for two of the world's largest games companies, but it lacks a... Continue Reading →

Introducing: XBL Gamerhub

We're always delighted to hear from new companies working in and around the games sector here in Scotland.  We're pretty well in terms of developers.  At the last count - and with another couple still to be added to the site, we have 86 development studios in the country. Today's Introducing is different.  We were... Continue Reading →

FPS Trainer Heading For First 10,000 Users

Online games coaching FPS Trainer is heading for 10,000 users, just in time for its live tournament at the end of this week, at the Glasgow arm of the Global Games Jam (you may have noticed their lovely banner gracing the site this week...) The company is offering a prize for the 10,000th registered use,... Continue Reading →

Professor Frag Is IN!

Play2Improve, the company behind FPS Trainer, the new online service which teaches gamers to compete more effectively in online FPS games, is holding it's public world premiere on MONDAY 20th December, at HMV's Gamerbase on Princes Street in Edinburgh... FPS Trainer, the brand new online service which combines sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based coaching technology with... Continue Reading →

FPS Trainer – New Company Offering ‘Online Games Coaching’

Play2Improve is a new company, based within Abertay University, which is focusing on using games technology to help people learn.  The company's first project is an online coaching service called FPS Trainer. FPS Trainer offers players of all ability levels the chance to learn the basic skills needed to play First-Person-Shooter games online against other... Continue Reading →

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