NOW HIRING – Ruffian Games

We've just added several new contract programming positions from the team at Ruffian Games in Dundee. If you've not come across Ruffian before, they're the team behind Crackdown 2 and a whole slew of Kinect games including Kinect Star Wars, Kinect Nike+ Training, Kinect Playfit and Kinect Sesame Street Season 2. There's no word on... 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 →

4J Studios To Create Minecraft for Xbox Live

While there's been nothing officially 'official' word crept out via the social networks yesterday that Dundee's 4J Studios will be responsible for bringing indie games phenomenon Minecraft, to Xbox Live Arcade. A Facebook update from one of the studio heads yesterday, stated: "Delighted to announce 4J Studios is developing Minecraft for XBLA. Respect to Notch... Continue Reading →

Newsround – Thursday

Another day, another grab-bag of fascinating gaming tidbits from around this social network we call the Internet.  Good afternoon and here are today's headlines... GameCity - The UK's most 'idiosyncratic' games festival (it sounds so good we want to cry [GameSetWatch] 4.4 million tablet devices sold in the last quarter alone [Edge Online] Crossover -... Continue Reading →

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