Vision Scotland: New Dates Announced

Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.

You Can Take My Life – But You’ll Never Take My Castle

In 2012 we named Scotland as the Tower Defence Game capital of the world. In 2021, is that still true...?

PlayAway: Ally Low – Lowtek Games

PlayAway: Ally Low - Lowtek Games. The SGN team talk to Ally about his passion for retro games and his work on dyslexia in gaming.

BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online: Entries Open

Entries are now open for the BAFTA Scotland Guru Live Online programme. Guru is a virtual festival aimed at helping new up-and-coming talent in film, games and television get to the next stage in their career.

Make Your Game Greater With Data

Every game developer now needs to know more about data. From downloads and DLC, to ad revenues, monthly average users and lifetime vaue, data can be the key to your studio's survival. Thankfully there's a new online course specifically for you...

Happy Birthday LEMMINGS – 30 Today!

The game which kickstarted Scotland's videogames industry reaches its third decade, with 20 Million sales and counting It's true. Lemmings, the first videogame from Scotland to achieve huge international success, was released on February 14th 1991. Designed and developed by the legendary DMA Design in Dundee, Lemmings was the company's first global megasmash (which was... Continue Reading →

Codeplay Secures US Government Super Computer Contract

Codeplay, the Edinburgh-based AI company has signed a deal with the US government to help build the next generation of supercomputers. Codeplay will work with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in partnership with the Argonne Leadership Computing Faculty. The new generation of computing will enable researchers... Continue Reading →

SGN TV – Sound & Vision

SGN TV is the new YouTube channel from the Scottish Games Network. Here's what we've been up to in the last couple of weeks.

Dwerg Saga: A Cult Classic In The Making

If you follow SGN TV on YouTube you may have already seen our Dwerg Saga feature. Over there we focussed more on the development of the game and its ongoing evolution with the game's mastermind, Jock Findlay. If you enjoyed the piece, you may will have a Dwerg shaped hole (I'd get that checked out... Continue Reading →

How Are We Doing?

You'll have seen major changes taking place on the Scottish Games Network in the last few weeks. Thanks to our intrepid band of writers and broadcasters (aka Andrew and Ryan), we now have weekly columns, a podcast, in-depth interviews, and a shiny new YouTube channel. We have plans for more. A revamp of the website,... Continue Reading →

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