Now Hiring: Ruffian Games

Dundee's Ruffian Games is now hiring for multiple engineering positions, to work on 'upcoming titles' from Rockstar Games.

Tag & Ruffian In First Round Of UK Game Fund Recipients

Dundee development studios Tag Games and Ruffian are among the first round winners of funding from the recently announced UK Game Fund. The Scottish companies are among the first 24 recipients of the new fund, launched in October 2015, with a £4 million investment from the UK Government. The fund awards grants of up to... Continue Reading →

Crackdown Returns – Made In Scotland

One of the major stories from this week's E3 is the return of Crackdown. The free roaming, sandbox cops n' robbers game is back and Dave Jones is at the helm. The original was created by Dundee's Realtime Worlds, while the sequel, Crackdown 2, saw Ruffian Games take over development. Dave is of course the... Continue Reading →

Give Game Of Glens The Go!

Ruffian's Game Of Glens is in the final throes of Square Enix's new Collective crowd-sourcing programme.  The game is one of three titles which may receive funding and publishing through the Final Fantasy/Tomb Raider publisher. Visitors to the Square Enix website can vote for one of three projects they'd like to see proceed to full... Continue Reading →

Ruffian’s ‘Game Of Glens’ Needs You

Towards the end of 2013 we heard about the latest project underway at Ruffian Games in Dundee.  Tribal Towers was the company's first indie project, a new and original game, in which players built their own armoured and armed towers, while trying to destroy their opponent's. Then it went quiet.  Ruffian slipped back into stealth... Continue Reading →

NOW HIRING – Ruffian Games

We've just added several new contract programming positions from the team at Ruffian Games in Dundee. If you've not come across Ruffian before, they're the team behind Crackdown 2 and a whole slew of Kinect games including Kinect Star Wars, Kinect Nike+ Training, Kinect Playfit and Kinect Sesame Street Season 2. There's no word on... Continue Reading →

Crackdown – BAFTA Winning Scottish Game Now FREE On Xbox Live

Crackdown, the superb free-roaming, crime-fighting, car-racing, gang-busting, orb-collecting, high-jumping sandbox game created by the late, lamented Realtime Worlds has just been released FREE for Xbox Live GOLD members. If you have a gold membership then for the next couple of weeks (we believe) you can download it for no money whatsoever. And you should.  It's... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital 2013 Begins

IT has begun.  Dare to be Digital 2013, the games design and development competition for students is now LIVE in the city of Dundee. Fifteen teams from all around the world have come together for the next nine weeks to build a new and original game, before demonstrating it in front of thousands of families,... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital Announces Development Mentors

Dare to be Digital, the world's leading competition for student game developers has announced the developer accord members for the 2013 event. Developer accord members are companies who give up time to provide guidance and mentoring for the 15 teams which will be developing games for nine weeks over the summer. This year, the teams... Continue Reading →

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