Play Expo Scotland Calls For Indie Developers

PLAY Expo Hits Scotland for the 3rd time on June 9th & 10th 2018. Organisers are looking for indie developers who want to demo their games to the 4000 people expected to attend.

The Big Indie Pitch: Dundee November 30

Steel Media, the epic team behind Pocket Gamer, is bringing it's BIG INDIE PITCH to Dundee on November 30. The event offers developers the opportunity to pitch their game ideas to a panel of experts (and what experts - see below...) A speed dating format, gives each developer four minutes with each panel, giving every... Continue Reading →

Insomnia Gaming Festival – Scotland – April 2016

Good news for gamers (and game developers), Insomnia is bringing it's mix of live gaming, eSports, live stage events, indie games and YouTubers to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Running from April 29th - May 2nd, Insomnia is expecting around 20,000 gamers, fans and families to watch live interactive stage shows, play a huge variety of games... Continue Reading →

Games Go North – Indie Developers Beyond The Wall

Several of Scotland's new independent video games developers are heading to Lochaber High School, Fort William, on next week, to take part in XpoNorth: Games Playground and Hands-on Camera Workshop. The playground is one of the highlights of Lochaber Ideas Week, a week of business development workshops, entrepreneurial competitions, open discussions, inspirational talks and networking opportunities that... Continue Reading →

Develop Indie Showcase Submissions Now Open

The fourth Develop Indie Showcase is now open for submissions. The Showcase gives indie studios an opportunity to gain exposure for their games - and receive direct feedback from a panel of judges. Last year's Indie Showcase featured Paladin Studios' Momonga Pinball Adventures, Nyamyam Games' Tengami, 232 Studios' Epic Eric, and Greenfly Studios' Drop That Candy . Criteria for applying... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network Partners With Scottish Games Expo

Back in November we reported a new public facing games event being planned for October 2014, in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Since then we've met Magdala Media, the company behind the expo a couple of times, to find out their plans for the expo and to see where it fits into Scotland's gaming calendar.  The... Continue Reading →

Indies Flock To Xbox One… Scotland Missing?

News hit the games media yesterday that Microsoft has been signed deals with a number of well known indie studios around the world.  32 studios from Japan to Finland are named, including many best known for their mobile titles.Sadly no studios from Scotland appear to have made the list.  Developers including Vlambeer (Ridiculous Fishing), Half... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland – Games Industry Secrets Of Success

BAFTA Scotland has supported and engaged with the games industry in Scotland for several years now.  The games award in the annual competition, stands alongside film, television and is still the only award for games created in Scotland. Since the start of 2013, the BAFTA Scotland team have been working on a series of events... Continue Reading →

Coolson’s Artisanal Chocolate Alphabet

One of the real joys of the current game development scene is that games can appear as if from nowhere.  New teams, new developers and new ideas are emerging more rapidly than ever before. The types of experience which are now appearing on the market often ignore the long-cherished game genres and strike out in... Continue Reading →

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