Bad Hotel Meets Android. OUT NOW Flee You Fools!

“Blue Hotel,” sang honey-voiced American crooner and presumed Black Lodge prisoner, Chris Isaak, “on a lonely highway” [Chris Isaak: Blue Hotel, from the album Chris Isaak, 1986, Warner Bros, Erik Jacobsen].  The man clearly knew …

VG247 Scotland – Issue 0 Now LIVE – Read, Watch, Play

VG247’s UK News Editor, Dave Cook has done something disruptive.  He’s started a regular column on the VG247 site focusing on the video games sector in Scotland. Covering business news, releases, updates and interviews, VG247 …

Tacos, Bluegrass & Video Games – Tickets Now On Sale

Last week we mentioned the supremely awesome sounding event taking place early next year which brings together three of mankind’s most outstanding achievements – tacos, bluegrass music and video games. This is a clever twist …

Tacos, Bluegrass And Video Games – The Most Awesome Event EVER?

Lucky Frame, the company behind critically acclaimed games such as Pugs Luv Beats, Wave Trip, the homicide-em-up Gentlemen! and of course the BAFTA award-winning Bad Hotel are, not to put too fine a point on …

Drop In And Play… The Latest Indie Games

This Saturday, delighted members of the public will be able to Drop In And Play some of the latest new titles from Scottish games studios at Dundee’s DCA, as part of the 2014 NEoN festival. …

Gentlemen Get Steamy In Front Of 65 Million

As is so often the case, author, wit and professional facial topiary caregiver Mark Twain put it admirably: I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and …

Canongate’s Future 40

Literary publisher Canongate has announced The Future 40, a list of 40 Scottish storytellers it believes will dominate the next 40 years of creative life in the country. The independent publisher teamed up with The Skinny magazine to create …

OUT NOW: Gentlemen For PC/Mac

The superb, local-multiplayer duel-em-up Gentlemen from Edinburgh’s Lucky Frame is OUT NOW for you lucky PC and Mac owners. The game is a Victorian-themed, bowler-hatted, multiplayer deathmatch, which in this incarnation pits two, three or …

Lucky Frame Issue Gentlemen With Relish

Lucky Frame is a creative design studio based in Edinburgh.  They’re not a game developer – though their last few releases have been game-like.  They’re the recipients of critical acclaim for their last few titles …

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 …