It’s Halo Month On Gamerhub

Heads up, Halo fans. To celebrate the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, the team at XBL Gamerhub are celebrating for a whole month. The community has partnered with Xbox itself to bring weeks of game style goodness to the site. We spoke to Gavin Divers, the CEO of XBL Gamerhub, who told us: We have... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Unity Porting Day – Tomorrow – LAST CALL

Tomorrow, Saturday the 27th of September Microsoft and Unity are hosting a porting day for game developers at The Hub in Glasgow. Space is limited, so this is your last chance to grab a place. Here are the details: Over the last 12 months, Windows 8 and Windows Phone market share has increased rapidly. More and... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Sky Patrol

Dundee's Beartrap Games has released its first original new title. Sky Patrol is now live and exclusive on Windows Phone. Sky Patrol is an action-packed strategic shooter that puts planes in your pocket. The game features 50 explosive levels, masses of offensive, defensive and entirely destructive weapons and 'strategic weapon deployment and path creation' though... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2014 – Best Ever…

Dare to be Digital's Protoplay event is always a joy. A four day festival and celebration of creativity, innovation and hard work, the event offers something for every visitor, whether it's a family of Minecraft fans, or the UK's growing number of indie studios. This year's event was one of the best yet. Alongside the 15 teams... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW Free The Network

The interactive adventurers at Pixel Blimp in Dundee are celebrating the launch of their latest title, Free The Network. It's an endless runner, which combines the ball-bearing-based blitzkrieg of Impossible Road, with the high-speed pixel perfect precision of Super Hexagon. Players must guide their mystical orb of righteous wonder through a flat-coloured landscape populated solely... Continue Reading →

UNITY Game Developer Competition Call For Entries

Do you have a game on (or coming to) the Windows Store, or Windows Phone Store? Did you build it in Unity? Then you could be eligible to enter the UNITY game developer Windows competition. There are prizes of $50,000, $30,000 and $10,000 on offer, with games being judged on quality (50%), originality and creativity (30%)... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland Presents: Ed Fries

IGDA Scotland has announced its next event - and it's a big one. On Tuesday 8th of July, in association with Abertay University, the organisation is giving everyone who cares to come, a chance to hear from Ed Fries. If you've not heard of Ed before, he has been developing video games for more than thirty years.... Continue Reading →

Crackdown Returns – Made In Scotland

One of the major stories from this week's E3 is the return of Crackdown. The free roaming, sandbox cops n' robbers game is back and Dave Jones is at the helm. The original was created by Dundee's Realtime Worlds, while the sequel, Crackdown 2, saw Ruffian Games take over development. Dave is of course the... Continue Reading →

Minecraft – Doing Quite Well…

That Minecraft game is doing fairly well. It's currently sitting at number one (PlayStation 3) AND two (Xbox 360) in the US charts. In addition, the lovely people at Mojang have released more information about the forthcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game - all of course created by the... Continue Reading →

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