Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island's heritage & history.
Part of Ukie’s push to help educate young people about careers in games, the One Minute Mentor programme is calling for anyone involved in the games industry to share a tiny chunk of wisdom about what they do and how they got there.
With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.
Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible. One of the mains reasons for this is female uptake in computing science subjects and interest in technology careers is low - even at high school.... Continue Reading →
Dundee's YoYo Games, the company behind the Game Maker development software has launched a competition to reward developers creating games for Windows 8. If you're not familiar with Game Maker, it's a simple development platform, which allows anyone from the age of around 9 to build games, without having to know how to code, or... Continue Reading →
Readers of this blog, as clever and pretty as they undoubtedly are, may not have come across the Consolarium before. Describing itself as the 'Scottish Centre For Games & Learning', the Consolarium uses commercially available games - hardware and titles - within classrooms. Side stepping the serious games sector and instead looking at how to... Continue Reading →