OUT NOW – Block Racer – New From AppyAppster

Block Racer is a brand new defiantly lo-fi and retro racing game for iOS. Created by the new AppyAppster team, Block Racer takes one button racing to a new level. Starting at the top of the screen, players have to negotiate increasingly challenging single screen tracks, in which spikes, pitfalls, guns, drips and other hazards... Continue Reading →

Danger Derby – Now On Digital TV

Cobra's Danger Derby is a top-down, arcade style racer which brought multiplayer Micro Machines style driving to the Apple App Store in 2010. Now the company is taking the same high octane action to the new Roku streaming media player for TV.  The Roku is similar to the Apple TV, giving viewers access to streaming TV,... Continue Reading →

Out Now – Gears Of Glory: Apex Ace

If there's one indie game we've been looking forward to over the last several months, it's Gears Of Glory.  A technical top-down racer, the game offers players a more challenging experience than the normal zoomy, drivey, drifty type of arcade game. The handling needs to be learned, man.  You need to spend some time figuring... Continue Reading →

Mental MonstAR Motoring Outplay Augments iPhone Fun

Augmented Reality is one of those technologies which tends to polarise opinion.  Many people scoff and shun the technology as irrelevant to 'proper' games and label it awkward, inconvenient  and nothing more than a jumped up QR code. You friendly neighbourhood Scottishgames.net tends more towards the optimistic and impressed side of things.  When Augmented Reality... Continue Reading →

Exhibiting At A Festival – Lessons For Indie Developers

After a jaunt to the frozen North, visiting the far frontier of UK games development, we return with a guest post from the astonishingly resilient Colin Riley (aka @Domipheus) who took part in the first ever Dare to be Digital Indie Showcase at this year's Protoplay event.  We say resilient because Colin ran his entire... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon – Gears Of Glory

Gears of Glory: Apex Ace is the brand new, inaugural game from Domipheus Labs (which is a side-project from the rather splendid Colin Riley.  Technical gee-whizard and all round good guy). It's a top-down racing game in which perfection and total control is rewarded.  The game will feature multiple tracks, achievements and multiplayer options, ensuring every... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon From Firebrand – Need For Speed On 3DS

Firebrand Studios, in Glasgow, contacted us a couple of days ago to point towards some very positive coverage for the company's current project for the Nintendo Gameboy 3DS, Need For Speed: The Run. Due for release in November 2011, the game challenges players to compete in an illegal San Francisco - New York road race.... 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 →

Space Police on Super Highway 9 – New Xbox Indie Game From Haiku Interactive

Edinburgh's Haiku Interactive has released its latest title on the Xbox Indie channel.  Space Police on Super Highway 9, is a top-down, vertically scrolling racing game, in which the player has to patrol the infinite road network of galactic highway 9, tracking down law breakers, ne'er do wells and perps, then ramming them off the... Continue Reading →

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