How This Works… NEWS

Scottishgames.net is the only website out there, which will run news and updates from every games-related company in Scotland.  Whether you're a developer, a technology company, a freelancer or a part-time team, the site exists to support you and give you visibility and credibility in an increasingly saturated market. To make this work, we need... Continue Reading →

Scotsman Adds Games Coverage

For the last several years Scotland has suffered from an almost total lack of interest in video games within the mainstream media. Outside the occasional news story from the business desk, there's been little recognition of the video games sector as a viable creative industry, or as a valuable part of the country's economy.  Even... Continue Reading →

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 sector. MCV is asking readers to nominate their favourite up-and-coming stars of the UK games industry – your own staff... Continue Reading →

Games Media Awards Nominees Announced

The Games Media Awards, the annual games media shindig which awards the games media for being the very best games media has just announced the nominees for 2013. One Scottish website, one Scottish journalist and one, Scottish Jim have all been nominated. Ready Up has been nominated in the Best Game Website category Cara Ellison... Continue Reading →

Games Meet Film At Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

2013 is rapidly becoming the year that games were taken seriously by Scotland's government, media and creative industries.  The latest good news comes from the Edinburgh International Film Festival. EIFF is the world's longest-running film festival, with a global reputation for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema.  Alongside the film screenings, premieres... Continue Reading →

Using Social Media

The following was originally posted on the Guerilla Tea developer blog. Since we started Guerilla Tea in 2011, the use of social media has been hugely important to us. I’ve wanted to share some of my thoughts on our approach for a while, so this week’s blog seems like a good opportunity. One thing we have learned... Continue Reading →

Wanted: Games Journalists

Ready-Up is something a little different from the usual consumer games website.  It does reviews, it does features.  You can, should you wish, find out everything about that new console title you've had your eye on.  Ready-Up however goes further.  It's about community, it's about interaction with readers and it's about allowing their writers to... Continue Reading →

One Day Digital – Development Workshops – Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow & Edinburgh

NESTA (the National Endowment For Science Technology and the Arts - but you knew that...) is holding a series of events across Scotland, designed to help young people (kids aged 13+) to access new technology, digital media and interactivity. One Day Digital gives participants the chance to experiment with, play with and explore a variety... Continue Reading →

Scottishgames, Ludometrics and Ready Up in a One Night Walkthrough

Now in its sixth year, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The annual festival takes place in venues across Scotland throughout October, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about... Continue Reading →

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