Three well-known figures in Scotland's videogames sector have been nominated in the Game Dev Heroes 2020 competition. Korina Abbott, Nick Barret and Phil Harris are now in the running for the competition which recognises individual achievement within the videogames sector, with winners announced in October 2020.
UKIE has organised a new online event: Navigating the Now, which helps game developers in the UK understand and find a way through the disruption and rapid evolution created by the Covid19 crisis.
Ladies and gentlemen, the goal of the Scottish Games Network has always been to be of utility to the games sector as a whole. A tool if you will, which pulls together all of the latest news, information and data for Scotland's games sector. Since the start of the year, for a couple of reasons... Continue Reading →
Computer Exchange, the second hand electronics and game (and music, movies and assorted geekery) store in Glasgow's vibrant Sauchiehall Street, is to accept Bitcoins for a limited period, instead of the pound. According to CeX: Championing the pioneering digital currency, CeX’s exclusion of the pound will turn the Glasgow high street into a Bitcoin laboratory,... 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 →
Saturday March 1st is the date. Dundee is the location. Game In Scotland is back for 2014 - bigger and better than ever before. This year's GIS offers something for everyone - whether you're looking for a job, starting your own company, working on a new project, or looking for advice from industry experts. Funded... Continue Reading →
After several delays and changes in venue, the SGN Launch event finally reaches Glasgow. Taking place on the evening of Wednesday 27th of November at GMAC in the Trongate, Glasgow, this is YOUR opportunity to find out our plans for the SGN, ask questions, provide input and help make the Scottish games industry better. Last... Continue Reading →
Scotland today re-emphasised that it is clearly a pioneer in the global video games industry as Visit Scotland, the Highland Council and Activision today announced that the island of Skye has been twinned with Skylands, the home of the forthcoming game Skylander SWAP Force. The virtual twinning is apparently the first time that a real... Continue Reading →
If you're working in the games industry and below the age of 30, then you're eligible for the 2013 MCV 30 Under 30, the magazine's annual list of the up-and-coming execs working in the games sector. MCV is asking readers to nominate their favourite up-and-coming stars of the UK games industry – your own staff... Continue Reading →
After the infamous 'melting' incident in which the magical snowman was found to be little more than a puddle of chilly water with a hat, Channel 4, in association with Interactive Scotland will host a post mortem on June 20th, at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre. The organisations are inviting participation from interested parties. Attendance... Continue Reading →