TIGA has released new data indicating growth of 17% in employment within the games industry in Scotland between November 2018 and April 2020.
A new research report from UKIE and the BFI shows Scotland as the fourth largest cluster in the UK's video games industry, with Edinburgh and Dundee in the top 10 cities for game development.
10 print "Hello world!"; 20 goto 10 run Nearly three years ago, the Scottish Games Network went into hibernation. There were a couple of reasons: First of all, I had a little boy - and all of a sudden there was another priority in my life. Secondly - the ongoing need to moderate every single... Continue Reading →
Good news everybody! The Scottish Games Network, in partnership with the Edinburgh International Film Festival present two events focused on the crossover between film and games and what can be learned from working across both. The idea is to explore the ways in which games and interactive media are growing and evolving and the ways... Continue Reading →
In a report on GamesIndustry.biz, TIGA has called upon the UK government to establish a creative contend fund, to provide a new source of financing for game developers in the UK. The organisation notes that nearly a third of UK games studios have closed in the last five years and despite the increasing number of studios,... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal. the academic paper focused on issues specific to the global video games industry, which was created and run from Scotland, has been acquired. The new owner is the prestigious, Springer Science & Business Media LLC on of the world's leading academic publishers. A purchase agreement contract was signed yesterday, by the editors-in-chief of The... Continue Reading →
Attention Scotland! In October this year, the first ever Develop Live event will take place in Edinburgh on October 2nd 2014. The one-day conference will comprise of a series of lectures and panels covering both international issues and matters close to the Scottish games development sector. On-stage content will be curated by the editorial team, making this... Continue Reading →
The creation of Entrepreneurial Scotland could have a significant impact on Scotland's video games and interactive industry. This new organisation is the result of two bodies joining forces to help make Scotland's business landscape better, stronger and catalyse new entrepreneurial growth. Entrepreneurial Exchange and the Saltire Foundation are 'coming together' to create Entrepreneurial Scotland which will represent... Continue Reading →
Like a cute, unnaturally passive, animated bear with a calendar conflict, WeeWorld are opening their doors once more to developers and business leaders working in the mobile space to talk trends, tech and business with the rest of the industry in Scotland. TL;DR When? - Friday, 14th of March Where? - 19 Blythswood Square, Glasgow... Continue Reading →
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the brand new GamesIndustry Innovation Awards. Created by Gamer Network (the company behind GamesIndustry.biz and GameHorizon), the new awards have been created to highlight and celebrate the individuals and companies that are shaping the future of the games business. The awards will be nominated and voted for by the industry... Continue Reading →