Saturday Night Lectures Presents Chris van der Kuyl

As part of Dundee University's ongoing series of Saturday evening lectures, Chris van der Kuyl, the man behind VIS and 4J Studios, will be speaking on the 31st of May at the Dalhousie Building from 18:00-19:30. Chris is a highly experienced entrepreneur and chairman of both the Tayforth Group and 4J Studios. His expertise combines start-up, development... 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 →

iBomber Defense Hits PlayStation Mobile Store

Cobra's hugely popular iBomber Defense tower defence (sorry, we're going to stick to the British spelling...) has hit the PlayStation Mobile Store. This makes the top-down WWII defend-em-up available to all PlayStation Mobile compatible devices including the PSP Vita and Experia handsets. Players in US, UK, Canada, Japan, Australia, France, Italy, Germany and Spain can go and... 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 →

Scotland Snubs Sony – No Developers Signed Up For PlayStation 4

At a glamorous and high profile event in New York City last night, Sony revealed the first details about it's much anticipated console, which it turns out will be called the PS4. The device itself was not shown, but the company highlighted many of the platform's next generation features including: 8 GB of unified memory,... 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 →

Last Call – BAFTA Scotland Awards Need YOU(r Games)

Time is ticking away.  Entries for the 2011 British Academy Scotland Awards close on Friday 19th of August at 17:00 BST. The new GAMES category is open to every developer from indie-vidual developers, through to the largest studios.  Format is not a consideration, allowing online, browser-based, mobile and casual titles, to compete head-to-head with console... Continue Reading →

Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar! – Out Now for PlayStation3 and PSP

Cohort Studios' last title, Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar! is now available for the Sony PlayStation3 and PSP.  We haven't heard a great deal about this game till now, but some of the early artwork and subtle hints made us quite excited for an original new idea from the Cohort team.  It looks like the... Continue Reading →

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