We’ve been on the blower to the country’s development studios, technology companies and employers and rounded up a steamy fresh batch of videogame job openings in Scotland.
Our friends at Games Jobs Live are back with a series of events this month, kicking off with their first livestream of 2021.
Outplay has even more reason to celebrate the festive season this year. The company has just revealed that it's exceeded 20 million downloads of its mobile games. The company's portfolio of games is experiencing average downloads of around 32,000 per day across iOS and Android. Outplay's mobile games cover a broad spectrum of genres and... Continue Reading →
The Scottish BAFTA Awards ceremony took place in Glasgow last night. A star-studded crowd on hand to watch the winners accept the famous BAFTA trophies. James McAvoy (Filth) and Sophie Kennedy Clark (Philomena) won the best actor categories for film, while David Tennant (The Escape Artist) and Shirley Henderson (Southcliffe) picked up the best actor... Continue Reading →
Outplay's latest release is the terrifyingly titled Monster Legacy. It's a brand new title for iOS devices, in which players must explore secret dungeons, solve puzzles, capture a menagerie of monsters (the game promises over 100) and the use them to battle opponents. Monster Legacy has been covered and featured by a number of leading mobile... Continue Reading →
Facebook is moving into mobile publishing and Outplay, the Dundee-based, venture-backed, social-fun company is launch partner. Following the end of the exclusive agreement with social games giant, Zynga, Facebook has launched a programme to distribute and promote mobile games for selected small/medium developers. The company will help developers find a global audience for their new... Continue Reading →
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, 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 →
Outplay Entertainment, the venture backed entertainment company in Dundee has officially released its latest title, Idol Words on the Apple App Store. Billed as a cross between a word search and bingo, Idol Words challenges players to create high scoring words and clearing their playing board of letter tiles. We asked Richard Hare, president of Outplay where... Continue Reading →
Augmented Reality is one of those technologies which tends to polarise opinion. Many people scoff and shun the technology as irrelevant to 'proper' games and label it awkward, inconvenient and nothing more than a jumped up QR code. You friendly neighbourhood Scottishgames.net tends more towards the optimistic and impressed side of things. When Augmented Reality... Continue Reading →