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 →

Rockstar North’s AGENT Not Dead

Spong is reporting that Take Two has renewed the trademark registrations for Agent, the 1970s spy title, originally announced as a PS3 exclusive back in 2009. As Rockstar North are likely finishing up work on the soon-to-be-released GTA V (due September 17th), could this be a hint regarding their next project? Given the incredibly response... Continue Reading →

Cohort Chess – Out Now On PlayStation Network

Despite the company's closure, the final projects from Cohort in Dundee are still working their way onto the market.  Me Monstar was announced a few weeks ago, but the company's chess game has just hit the PlayStation in North America, with a European launch to follow next week. The game is available exclusively as a... Continue Reading →

Codeplay Teams With Eutechnyx For Whole New World Of Damage

If you've been to any games or technology related event in Scotland over the last few years, the chances are you'll have run into Codeplay. The company is one of the oldest games-related studios in Scotland, having been around since 1999. However Codeplay is no simple game developer. Instead it has created a global profile... Continue Reading →

FPS Trainer Hits Beta, Announces New Features/Content

The Team at Play2Improve has been hard at work on FPS Trainer since the innovative training and coaching service for First-Person-Shooter games was announced in late 2010.  The response to the initial press release was very positive.  So much so that the hosts of the original website, immediately collapsed under the tsunami of visitors.  As... Continue Reading →

Cohort Recruits Marketing Manager

As the headline suggests, Cohort Studios in Dundee has appointed its first marketing manager.  Grant Alexander is the gentleman in question.  With a background in retail, tourism and marketing to today's 'youths', Grant will be bringing a fresh approach to traditional games marketing. In the (admittedly very slick) press release, Mr Alexander commented: “This really... Continue Reading →

2010 – A Year In Gaming

UPDATED - Now includes Firebrand and Triple B Games... “Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how was the rest of the play?” Any review of the games and gaming sector in Scotland in 2010 is going to be a little like reviewing the Titanic's first cruise. No matter how impeccable the service, or exquisite the canapes,... Continue Reading →

Lol Rare Smile Shock As Pop Babes Rock Shoot Ad Spot

Cohort Studios' PlayStation Move game The Shoot has been featured in a TV advert in which Sugababe Amelle and dubstep star Katy are seen playing the game...

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