BAFTA Scotland Awards – Open For Entries

Developers, BAFTA Scotland needs your games. The 2015 BAFTA Scotland competition is now open for entries. The games category offers developers of all games released between 18th July 2014 - 2nd July 2015 are eligible. This includes all platforms - online (browser) games, mobile, tablet, console, PC, Mac, Linux, etc. It doesn't matter if games were... Continue Reading →

GTA V Is The UK’s Best-Selling Game, Like, EVER

Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →

Minecraft – Doing Quite Well…

That Minecraft game is doing fairly well. It's currently sitting at number one (PlayStation 3) AND two (Xbox 360) in the US charts. In addition, the lovely people at Mojang have released more information about the forthcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game - all of course created by the... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games And Sony Announce Game Maker For PlayStation

YoYo Games, has announced a strategic partnership with Sony to bring PlayStation support to their flagship Game Maker technology. This will enable Game Maker: Studio users to create and publish games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The GameMaker: Studio open beta for licensed PlayStation developers is available now. GameMaker: Studio’s... Continue Reading →

Europe’s Largest PlayStation Teaching Lab Opens At Abertay University

Scotland is an awesome place to study game design, development and production.  The country boasts four universities producing games graduates, along with two schools of art and seven colleges offering game development HNC and HNDs. The pioneer in Scotland's academic landscape is Dundee's Abertay university, which created the world's first Computer Games degree, the Dare... Continue Reading →

Minecraft On PlayStation 3 Breaks Million Sales Barrier

A new year, a new record for Minecraft.  Gamesindustry reports that the brand new PlayStation 3 version of the game, released just before Christmas 2013 (December 17th to be precise), has already sold over 1 million copies - in about six weeks. Even Mojang themselves seem startled by the game's huge impact, with the company's... Continue Reading →

4J Studios Bringing Minecraft To Sony Platforms

There's been a lot of news coming out of GamesCom in Cologne over the last few days.  One of the announcements which is likely to cause the most excitement is the fact that Minecraft is heading for the Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 - as a launch title - and Vita. This was confirmed by... Continue Reading →

Xbox One – What It Is, What It Does – We Think

UPDATED: We originally stated that the Xbox One could emulate existing Xbox 360 games.  It's now clear Xbox One will not offer emulation of Xbox 360, Xbox Live or Xbox indie games. Our non-games readers might have missed the excitement, buzz, then deluge of social media updates, from developers, journalists, games industry pundits, analysts and gamers... Continue Reading →

Reloaded Productions Announces Kickstarter Campaign For New APB Game

Reloaded Productions, the team behind the free-to-play MMO APB Reloaded, announced exclusively at GDC last night, that they are working on a new title within the APB franchise - and have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the game. APB Vendetta will be a first-person shooter, which incorporates competitive multiplayer with free-running/parkour elements, allowing players... Continue Reading →

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