360 Digital – Game Developer Conference – 23rd April – Dundee

On April 23rd Interactive Scotland will hold its first ever GDC Studio Session, an event which captures the buzz, the themes, the issues and the opportunities coming out of the 2015 Game Developer Conference. Focused on the issues significant to the industry in Scotland, the even brings together some of the country's most experienced, outspoken... Continue Reading →

Opportunity For Educational Gaming Companies

The team at Scottish Development International have passed on information about an event taking place in February next year, aimed at companies involved in educational gaming and game-based learning. Titled, Knowledge Is Great(Britain), the event will introduce British companies to the Danish Government and Ministry Of Education.  Denmark has an ambitious plan to significantly upgrade IT infrastructure... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Tolva & Ting Games – New From Me & The Giants

  The idea of using games technology and gaming experiences for educational purposes is something which has been gaining ground in recent years.  The advent of technologies and devices such as tablets, which are 'kid friendly', has created a whole new audience for games. A growing number of developers are recognising this and are creating... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative 2013 Now Open – You Need To Do This People…

Cross Creative is one of those amazing, unique and pioneering projects that you can't quite believe exists.  It's supported by several major organisations including Channel 4, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise and over the last several years, it has included participants from many of the country's leading game developers, animators, technology companies and creative studios.... Continue Reading →

Computer Xplorers – Preparing Children For The Future

The concept of introducing kids to computer skills is something which has been getting a great deal of traction recently.  From the mini game jam and Dare to be Digital LaunchPad or Dare School's Challenge for High Schools in Dundee, it seems that primary and high school children across Scotland are getting the chance to... Continue Reading →

ENABLE Scotland – Game Design Workshop

Last weekend Guerilla Tea, working with ENABLE Scotland’s East Renfrewshire Local Area Coordination Team, ran a game development workshop in Glasgow for children and young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and other similar learning disabilities. We met with East Renfrewshire LAC Team last year at the ScotCampus Futures Fest in Glasgow. ENABLE Scotland is a charity... Continue Reading →

BBC Scotland Announces ‘Connected Studio’, Looking For Developers

The BBC has announced a new event called Connected Studio, running in Glasgow on the 21st of February. Connected Studio has been created to bring together creative practitioners and developers with BBC staff to create, submit and develop ideas for innovative new features and formats, with BBC Staff and creators working together in an open... Continue Reading →

Jamming in Diversity – The Trials and Tribulations of the Jam

Jamming isn’t the easiest of things. However you do it, undertaking a 48 hour journey to produce a game from conception to birth, isn’t easy and there are likely to be stumbling blocks along the way. The first of these is the brick wall that exhaustion causes. It’s just physically draining to work for long... Continue Reading →

Video Games & Learning Symposium – Glasgow, February 2012

The University of Glasgow's Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Instititute (HATII) has organised a half day symposium exploring the area of game-based learning and the use of off-the-shelf consumer games technology within an educational context. The symposium will feature three noted and high profile speakers who can provide insight into the rapidly evolving new area... Continue Reading →

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