Seven Scottish game development studios have been selected for the next round of the InGAME Nesta Healthy Eating Challenge competition.
game design and game technologies to better understand and solve the challenge of healthy living and promoting healthy food choices.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 - 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 →