90 million copies sold. $6 billion in revenue. It's official. GTA V, created in Scotland, has beaten every other video game, Hollywood blockbuster and music release in history to become the biggest entertainment product in the world.
Alongside ground-breaking, award-winning games, the one thing you can rely upon Rockstar Games for is drama. Once more, the company has delivered... News broke overnight that Rockstar Games and Sam and Dan Houser are facing a lawsuit from Leslie Benzies, the former head of the Rockstar North studio, the powerhouse behind the Grand Theft Auto... Continue Reading →
The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →
Let's face it, in the wide, wide world o' games, any list of THE WORLD'S TOP x, where x is games, reviews, studios or other, is going to be controversial. However in a recent issues of Games TM magazine, the editorial team outlined their pick of the top 50 development studios in the world. Covering... Continue Reading →
Since GTA V came out last September, it's done rather well. Seven Guinness records broken. Enormous first day sales. A billion dollars generated in the first three days and apparently making more money than the entire global music industry in its first month. This was then complemented with a range of awards, trophies, prizes and... Continue Reading →
The Scottish BAFTA Awards ceremony took place in Glasgow last night. A star-studded crowd on hand to watch the winners accept the famous BAFTA trophies. James McAvoy (Filth) and Sophie Kennedy Clark (Philomena) won the best actor categories for film, while David Tennant (The Escape Artist) and Shirley Henderson (Southcliffe) picked up the best actor... Continue Reading →
Increasing the awesome. Next gen GTA V allows you to play first person. Read all about it!
The list of nominees for the 2014 BAFTA Scotland awards has been released. Covering film, television, animation, games, documentaries and current affairs, the awards recognise the best in Scottish screen talent. Each category has three nominations, from which the winner is chosen. This year, the games category received nearly 30 entries, making it one of the... Continue Reading →
The Internet. Haven of democracy. Tool of freedom. The single greatest information tool in the history of humanity. A series of pipes. It's a great thing. It allows us to communicate more openly. It enables us to chuckle at kittens. It ensure game developers are kept informed about just how much gamers love and appreciate... Continue Reading →
In addition to organising secret events, Develop magazine is also putting together a list of forthcoming titles for a directory of new games from the UK. It's an awesome idea and one long overdue... The initial list can be found here. It contains 156 games, which seems... a little light. Less than a dozen are... Continue Reading →