Seven Scottish Studios Selected For InGAME Challenge

Seven Scottish game development studios have been selected for the next round of the InGAME Nesta Healthy Eating Challenge competition.

Enter The £50K Virtual Healthy Neighbourhoods Challenge

game design and game technologies to better understand and solve the challenge of healthy living and promoting healthy food choices.

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 – WORLD EXCLUSIVE – AppyNation consortium members

The NESTA-backed games consortium, announced earlier this year, has been named and the initial members announced. Speaking at a conference on collaboration in Glasgow this morning, CEO Andy Payne revealed the companies which are part of the AppyNation consortium. These are: Finblade Proper Games Niffler Onteca Supersonic Lightning Fish and Mr Payne himself. The consortium... Continue Reading →

Games Consortium Meeting – Dundee, Friday 14th January

A quick reminder to game developers out there that this Friday (14th January 2011), NESTA is holding an open meeting to discuss plans to create a consortium to 'take products direct to market'.  Or to create a developer-driven publisher in other words. Taking place at the DCA in Dundee, the meeting is the only one... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh: ‘Scotland’s One And Only Creative Hotspot’

A study carried out by NESTA with the universities of Bristol and Cardiff has highlighted the creative hotspots around the UK.  Scotland has one - the capital. Based upon the number of people working in all creative areas - the arts, architecture, media, publishing and even games development - the hotspots highlight major clusters of... Continue Reading →

NESTA To Establish Developer-Led Games Publisher

NESTA - the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts has called on UK game developers to contribute to the creation of a developer-driven (and owned) publisher, to help ensure the protect the future of the games sector in Britain. NESTA is looking for game developers t get involved in establishing a developer-owned and... Continue Reading →

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