Calling All Esports Educators

Applications are now open for the first Esports Teacher Academy, an opportunity for educators to learn how scholastic esports can make an impact in the classroom.

Much More McMinecraft: Cumbrae Next In Metaverse

Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island's heritage & history.

4J Studios Founders Invest in Blippar

Chroma Ventures, the investment company lead by Paddy Burns and Chris van der Kuyl, have joined two other investors in making a $5 million investment in the AR company Blippar.

Cairngorms Recreated In Minecraft

The Cairngorms National Park is the latest piece of Scotland to be recreated in Minecraft as part of a project to help young people understand more about planning and building communities.

Event: How We Shipped Minecraft Dungeons… Despite 2020

Find out about the challenges faced by the Double 11 team in releasing Minecraft Dungeons - in 2020 - at the next Queer Code event on Dec 1st

OUT NOW: Minecraft Star Wars

Gone are the days of painstakingly constructing a scale model of the Death Star trench sequence one brick at a time. With the new Minecraft Star Wars DLC, players can jump into premade dioramas of iconic locations from across the original Star Wars trilogy and The Mandelorian series, including the likes of Hoth, Endor and not one, but two Death Stars.

GTA V Is The UK’s Best-Selling Game, Like, EVER

Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards Shortlist Revealed

The 2014 TIGA Awards shortlist has been revealed, with twelve Scottish companies in the running for trophies.The games categories are open to all developers, members and non-members alike. Those in the running are: ARCADE GAME (Small Studio) Sky Patrol - Beartrap Games (Dundee) Shred It! - EM Studios (Glasgow) Free The Network - Pixel Blimp... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Sells 54M Copies – Consoles Lead The Way…

Another week, another post about Minecraft achieving mind-blowing success and creating ongoing joy. Following the awards, the number one slots, mapping the whole of Denmark (really) and the sales, oh so many sales, comes news that Minecraft, continues to confound the critics with... even more sales and success. The big news this time round is... 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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