OUT NOW – Bloons Monkey City

If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? It's a philosophical imponderable of no small magnitude, which has kept the finest minds of the human race occupied for centuries.  It at once asks questions about the participation of an observer and the very nature... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – SAS Zombie Assault 4

Zombies. They're everywhere. Rising from the dead, lurching around corners, falling to pieces (yet inexplicably failing to be eaten by starving dogs, packs of wolves or the more ubiquitous bacteria...) And of course, they're always, always looking for human flesh and/or brains. It's a post-apocalyptic nightmare in which many would become mad - and many... Continue Reading →

…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon.  This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

Develop’s 30 Under 30 – Scots Galore

Develop magazine has published its annual 30 Under 30, a list of up-and-coming stars in the world of games development. Quite a wide range of Scottish developers made the cut this year and were featured in the list. Step forward and take a bow please: Simon Kilroy, Software Engineer, Ruffian Alex Zeitler, Co-founder and CTO,... Continue Reading →

Company Profile – Pixel Sword

There's a new studio in Scotland: Pixel Sword.  Based in beautiful Bo'ness, Pixel Sword is an independent developer, founded by Paul Leishman.  Paul's been around the industry, having worked with Proper Games, Dynamo Games and most recently Ninja Kiwi. Pixel Sword is already working on a couple of games, the intriguingly titled Pixel Raiders and the... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital 2013 Begins

IT has begun.  Dare to be Digital 2013, the games design and development competition for students is now LIVE in the city of Dundee. Fifteen teams from all around the world have come together for the next nine weeks to build a new and original game, before demonstrating it in front of thousands of families,... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital Announces Development Mentors

Dare to be Digital, the world's leading competition for student game developers has announced the developer accord members for the 2013 event. Developer accord members are companies who give up time to provide guidance and mentoring for the 15 teams which will be developing games for nine weeks over the summer. This year, the teams... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Speaker Presentations

Ten very different companies gave ten very different talks and presentations at the 2013 Game In Scotland event.  As part of our exclusive coverage of the event, we're delighted to make those presentation files available to the world... Romana Ramzan - Denki - GIS2013RomanaRamzan David Hamilton - Ninja Kiwi - David Hamilton - Ninja Kiwi - GIS2013... Continue Reading →

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