8-Bit Homebrew Bundle features Dundee’s Lowtek Games

Proof that no matter how strange your ideas are, there really is someone out there just like you, Lowteck’s Ally Low has announced that his modern NES game Flea is now available as part of 8-Bit Homebrew Bundle featuring three other anachronistic indie gems.

Versus Scotland Bringing eSports Smackdown To GES

Visitors to October's Game Expo Scotland will be able to compete head-to-head in games such as Mario Kart 8, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, and recent indie hit Gang Beasts, thanks to an agreement between GES and Versus Scotland (the country's leading fighting game community). Visitors will be able to choose from: The... Continue Reading →

NOW HIRING – Codeplay

Codeplay is an enigma.  One of Scotland's most successful technology companies, with a truly global reputation, yet they work on such secret projects that most people never know about all the consoles, mobiles and devices it helps shape, optimise and prepare for developers to build the next generation of awesome upon. Now Codeplay is hiring.  The... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override – Developer Hell

'Development Hell' is a well-known term for the painful gestation of a Hollywood movie. Whether modern AAA games suffer the same problems from concept to release, I don't know personally but I am certain that they do. I am currently reading Tales From Development Hell, and whilst the movie industry is not the games industry, there... Continue Reading →

Dare Winners Announced At Biggest Ever ProtoPlay

The 2012 Dare to be Digital competition came to a climax yesterday, when the winning teams were announced at a star-studded, glamorous and confetti covered awards ceremony. The awards were handed out at the end of the three day ProtoPlay event, which drew in a record crowd of over 10,000.  Players, developers, families, students and... Continue Reading →

Speech Graphics Recruiting

One of the companies we were massively impressed by at the recent Engage-Invest-Exploit event in Edinburgh was Speech Graphics.  Their technology, which synchronises lip movement with recorded speech is simply the best we've seen.  To the extent that all of the Xbox 360 and PS3 games we played over the following weeks looked almost embarrassing... Continue Reading →

Digital Goldfish Buoyant As Bloons Reach Lofty New Heights

Digital Goldfish, the studio behind the hugely popular iOS versions of the Bloons series of games are celebrating a phenomenal start to 2012 with news that the latest game in the series - Bloons 2 - is riding high in the iPhone App Store charts and has had a very successful Christmas indeed on the Nintendo... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon From Firebrand – Need For Speed On 3DS

Firebrand Studios, in Glasgow, contacted us a couple of days ago to point towards some very positive coverage for the company's current project for the Nintendo Gameboy 3DS, Need For Speed: The Run. Due for release in November 2011, the game challenges players to compete in an illegal San Francisco - New York road race.... Continue Reading →

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