Blazing Griffin Grows – Games Meets Film

Blazing Griffin, the Edinburgh-based game development studio has announced that the company is expanding to incorporate film and post-production capabilities to the company. The company's ambition is to become one of the country's first truly transmedia creators, creating worlds and stories which span film, games, comics and more. The new film division will be run... Continue Reading →

Hunted Cow Wants YOU (To Make Boardgames)

Developers! Student teams! Game development societies! In fact games makers of all descriptions! Here's a unique opportunity for you to work with on a whole range of new games - in a way you may never have considered... Last month we reported that Hunted Cow had signed a deal with American board game designer and... Continue Reading →

Hunted Cow Signs Deal With Board Game Experts Victory Point

Hunted Cow, Scotland's secret games publisher and one of the country's biggest success stories, announced that it has signed a deal with American board game creators Victory Point Games. Victory Point Games is an award-winning games company, based in California. Victory Point started life as a historical war games company, but has expanded hugely to... Continue Reading →

Solar Flux – New From Firebrand Games

Glasgow's Firebrand Games has been fairly quiet of late.  The Studio is the developer behind a whole range of driving games for large publishers, including TrackMania on Nintendo DS to Need for Speed: Undercover to Dirt 2 and Need for Speed: The Run on Wii and Nintendo 3DS. However the studio has been working on its... Continue Reading →

Tsumanga Wins EDGE Funding

Tsumanga Studios, the company behind the recently released Winx Sirenix Power and the forthcoming online title, based upon the same franchise, has been awarded EDGE funding, totalling £48,500. Tsumanga was one of eighteen companies to win EDGE funding and the only games/interactive entertainment company to win through to the final round. Graeme Harvey, the co-founder... Continue Reading →

Intellectual Property: Use It Or Lose It, Buster…

Understanding Intellectual Property (IP) is a something vital to every creative company - and especially every games company.  Developers are either working on someone else's IP, or building their own.  For real, long-term success, generating your own IP is crucial.  It provides your company with real, long-term value and can - in some cases -... Continue Reading →

Abertay University Launches ‘Code Bar’ Selling Student Game Prototypes To Developer/Publishers

The University of Abertay in Dundee today launched The Code Bar, a new service which allows game prototypes created by students to be purchased by developers and publishers who wish to complete them and take them to market. The goal of the project is to unlock valuable intellectual property created by students at Abertay University and... Continue Reading →

Tsumanga: New Studio, New License, New Market

Tsumanga is a brand new game studio based in Glasgow.  The company has been founded by Graeme Harvey and Elias Moubayed formerly of Huzutech. Tsumanga is focused on the creation of social and online massively-multiplayer games aimed at a younger audience of kids, tweens and teens. The company has signed a deal with Italy's Rainbow... Continue Reading →

Introducing: Secret Lunch (and Shu)

The Prototype fund, administered by Abertay University has funded a number of companies, start-ups and new studios in the last several months.  The latest of these is Secret Lunch, a new game development team of former Mprof students from the university. The team has already worked on a number of titles across multiple platforms, including... Continue Reading →

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