MCV/Develop Profiles Scotland’s Videogames Industry

The last time Scotland’s videogames industry had any sort of national profile in MCV, the industry trade journal, it was 2011/12. That’s a long time ago – especially in a sector which moves as quickly …

Entries Open For The Women In Games Awards 2020

Nominations have opened for the Women In Games Awards 2020.

The competition celebrates and highlights the incredible work being done by women across the UK, with categories covering everything from development and technical roles, through to business, journalism and mentoring.

Gaming As Addictive As Heroin – The Sun As Ridiculous As Ever

Britain is in the grip of an epidemic – and once more video games are to blame! An article in yesterday’s Sun newspaper claimed that playing games is as harmful as several syringes brimming with smack. …

Culture Minister Ed Vaisey Responds To Tax Breaks Success

MCV is carrying a fairly large interview with the UK’s Minister for Culture, Communication and the Creative Industries, Ed Vaisey following last week’s announcement of tax breaks for the video games sector. Mr Vaisey reveals …

30 Under 30 – Developer Edition – Whippersnappers Required

MCV recently published its 30 Under 30 list, highlighting those in the games industry who are contributing to the games industry, despite their tender years and innocent delight in all things game related (bar development). …

MCV’s 30 Under 30 – Vote Now

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 …

Minecraft Goes Retro. On A Disk, In A Box, On A Shelf, In A Shop…

The phenomenon which is Minecraft has taken the Xbox by storm.  By the end of March 2013, IGN reported that sales had passed 6,000,000 copies.  It’s the fastest selling Xbox Live game of all time, …

Develop’s Top 100 British Studios

Develop Magazine is putting together its list of the UK’s 100 top developers, to be released in June, in association with the fine folks at UKIE.  In past years, studios were judged solely on revenue …

Scotland’s 4J Studios & Game Centre, Winners In 2013 MCV Awards

The MCV Awards were held in London last night, with Scotland’s independent games retailer, Game Centre picking up the trophy for Best High Street Independent Retailer and the Xbox 360 version of Mojang’s Minecraft, developed by …

4J Studios Nominated For Best UK Studio Category In MCV Awards

Following an award-laden 2012, for its work on the best-selling Xbox Live version of Minecraft, 4J Studios is starting 2013 with another nomination.  The studio has picked up a nomination in the MCV Awards for …