UKIE has organised a new online event: Navigating the Now, which helps game developers in the UK understand and find a way through the disruption and rapid evolution created by the Covid19 crisis.
The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.
If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →
After several delays and changes in venue, the SGN Launch event finally reaches Glasgow. Taking place on the evening of Wednesday 27th of November at GMAC in the Trongate, Glasgow, this is YOUR opportunity to find out our plans for the SGN, ask questions, provide input and help make the Scottish games industry better. Last... Continue Reading →
If you're working in the games industry and below the age of 30, then you're eligible for the 2013 MCV 30 Under 30, the magazine's annual list of the up-and-coming execs working in the games sector. MCV is asking readers to nominate their favourite up-and-coming stars of the UK games industry – your own staff... Continue Reading →
Many years ago, when mobile entertainment was something unknown and terrifying, a new organisation set out to prove to the world that mobile technology could be a viable platform for entertainment. Of course, in the days before iOS, Android and the App Stores, this was a challenge. Many people thought mobile phones would never become... Continue Reading →
Scottish Enterprise and Interactive Tayside are running a workshop for digital media companies, aimed at helping businesses be more effective at corporate exhibiting. The event takes place at Discovery Point, Dundee on May 30th, 2013. Here's the official description: At exhibitions and events, you have one chance to stop the customer as they walk past... Continue Reading →
The MCV Awards were held in London last night, with Scotland's independent games retailer, Game Centre picking up the trophy for Best High Street Independent Retailer and the Xbox 360 version of Mojang's Minecraft, developed by 4J Studios, walking off with the Sales Triumph award. If you've not come across Game Centre yet, they're an independent... Continue Reading →
An increasing number of games companies in Scotland are offering internships. However it can be difficult to find people or ensure that the whole process is carried out fairly and offers benefit to both parties. Dundee University has started a graduate certificate programme, designed to help companies across Scotland find, utilise and reward interns in... Continue Reading →
Speculation is rife on the games-related corners of the Internet that Ruffian, the development studio behind Crackdown 2, is up to something brand new and fascinating. A number of jobs listed on Ruffian's website mentions 'a number' of projects for 'some of the biggest publishers in the games industry'. There is, as yet, no confirmation... Continue Reading →