All 4 Games UK Roadshow Hits Scotland

All4Games, the new Glasgow-based games publishing arm of Channel 4, is looking for new game ideas and developers. The company is on a UK-wide tour, to introduce itself to the UK's games sector - and it's coming to Scotland. On Friday 20th of November, the All4Games roadshow hits Dundee. Tickets are free, but space is limited, so... Continue Reading →

Channel 4 Opens Glasgow-Based Publisher

After several years of quietly publishing games based upon its own properties, as well as a number of up-and-coming indie games, Channel 4 has announced the creation of a dedicated mobile games publisher. All 4 Games will be based at the company's Glasgow headquarters. The publisher will be releasing of Channel 4 funded games, along... Continue Reading →

Scottishgames – WORLD EXCLUSIVE – AppyNation consortium members

The NESTA-backed games consortium, announced earlier this year, has been named and the initial members announced. Speaking at a conference on collaboration in Glasgow this morning, CEO Andy Payne revealed the companies which are part of the AppyNation consortium. These are: Finblade Proper Games Niffler Onteca Supersonic Lightning Fish and Mr Payne himself. The consortium... Continue Reading →

Glasgow Caledonian Students Heading For First Game Release

According to Glasgow's Evening Times, a team of students from Glasgow Caledonian University are close to signing a deal for their first game - Ludi Gladiatorium - with a major publisher. Project leader Daniel Sneddon has already pitched the, as yet unfinished game, to an unnamed publisher in San Francisco, with another Hong Kong based... Continue Reading →

Outplay HQ – Dundee – OFFICIAL

When we last heard from Outplay Entertainment - the new social and mobile games publisher, founded by Douglas and Richard Hare - they had launched the company with some ambitious recruitment plans and the best wishes of the Scottish Government ringing in their ears. Then it went a little bit quiet.  Well, it turns out... Continue Reading →

Introducing Games Analytics

Games Analytics is a start-up company, founded by Chris Wright and Tim Christian.  The company is a 'data-mining and monetization company, headquartered in Edinburgh, serving the online video games industry'. Headquartered in Edinburgh, the company has just opened a dedicated US office, appointing industry veteran and co-founder of Activision Alan Miller as director of North... Continue Reading →

Outplay – New Games Publisher Launches

Outplay Entertainment, a new videogames publisher focusing on social networks and smartphones launched today.  The company will be headquartered in Dundee, with details of premises expected within the next several weeks.  Outplay is already actively recruiting and is working with Glasgow gaming recruitment experts Specialmove to find talented, passionate and enthusiastic people to join them.... Continue Reading →

Games Consortium Meeting – Dundee, Friday 14th January

A quick reminder to game developers out there that this Friday (14th January 2011), NESTA is holding an open meeting to discuss plans to create a consortium to 'take products direct to market'.  Or to create a developer-driven publisher in other words. Taking place at the DCA in Dundee, the meeting is the only one... Continue Reading →

Introducing CHUNK Games

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome a new member of the Scottish games community.  Chunk Games is a new label, created by Glasgow digital design agency Chunk. The company has worked in the marketing, advertising and design field for a number of years now and has produced several 'games' both in the traditional sense and in... Continue Reading →

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