TIGA Award Winners Announced

The awards ceremony for the 2014 TIGA awards took place last night, with hundreds of developers in the finery, competing for a variety of prestigious awards, covering games from studios large and small, as well as a broad range of business focused trophies. Three Scottish companies walked away with prizes. So congratulate: 4J Studios Best... Continue Reading →

UNITY Game Developer Competition Call For Entries

Do you have a game on (or coming to) the Windows Store, or Windows Phone Store? Did you build it in Unity? Then you could be eligible to enter the UNITY game developer Windows competition. There are prizes of $50,000, $30,000 and $10,000 on offer, with games being judged on quality (50%), originality and creativity (30%)... Continue Reading →

Future Internet Games Competition Launched By Disney & Abertay

The Future Internet Games Competition launched today.  Created by Disney and the Future Internet Consortium partners, in association with Abertay University, the competition is looking for experimental pervasive games that enable large groups of people to play together in the real world. Ideas for games making use of technologies such as augmented reality, blending real... Continue Reading →

Rockstar North Supporting Sick Kids Save Point

Sick Kids Save Point is the country's biggest and most successful 24-hour charity gaming marathon.  Launched in 2010 in Edinburgh, the event has managed to raise over £50,000 for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh.  In 2013 the event takes place on the weekend 11th-14th October, with hundreds of gamers from across the UK taking... Continue Reading →

Showers Of Awards & Delight

It's been a busy few days, awards-wise.  Many friends of Scottishgames.net picked up trophies, gongs, vaguely satisfying see through perspex things and medals. First up, the Games Media Awards were held on Wednesday night in London.  It was a noteworthy year, mostly for the wrong reasons, but threw up some interesting results.  Notably, long-time friend,... Continue Reading →

Biff Bang PowWowNow – Geeking Out For Gear

For the meek, uninformed and socially unaware, yesterday was Geek Pride day - and Towel Day - and of course, the glorious 25th of May.  In short, it was the geekiest day of the year - apart from May 4th (which causes more enraged punching incidents). To celebrate, PowWowNow, the telephone/web conferencing provider, is running... Continue Reading →

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