New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →

New Funding Round For Audio Specialist Krotos

Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →

Girl Geek Scotland Launches Mentoring Project To Encourage More Young Women Into Technology

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 →

Chinese Games Company Skymoons Opens First European Studio In Edinburgh

Chinese mobile games publisher Skymoons, is opening its first European studio, based in Edinburgh. Headed by Michael Boniface, the former director of Reloaded Productions (the team behind APB Reloaded), the studio is now recruiting an initial 21 people, with further growth planned. This is Skymoon's first studio outside China and is a first for the country's... Continue Reading →

MOVE Animation Summit – Edinburgh, February 23rd

There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →

Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

GlobalScot – Business Advice For Scottish Companies

The GlobalScot network is one of the unique services Scottish businesses can access through Scottish Enterprise. As the name suggests it is a global network of Scots, who can provide information, business knowledge and advice on a huge range of topics and markets around the world. On Thursday 16th of February, GlobalScot Bob Dewar will be... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Red’s Kingdom – New From Cobra

Dundee's Cobra Mobile is one of those studios which doesn't generate a huge amount of publicity, but quietly gets on with releasing a large number of games which go on to achieve great success - also quietly. The company is responsible for the best-selling iBomber franchise, as well as the more recent Cobi Hoops -... Continue Reading →

It’s Oh So Quiet – Whatever Happened To The Scottish Games Network?

You may have noticed that over the last 18 months, the Scottish Games Network has been... a little quiet. So quiet in fact you'd be forgiven for thinking it was dead. It's not. I've just been a little busy. In late 2014 I started work with Team Rock, running the company's new games division. It... Continue Reading →

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