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 →

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 →

Scottish Games Industry Survey – PLEASE READ

The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.

Creative Scotland Researching Scotland’s Games Sector

Creative Scotland, the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries north of the border is launching a campaign to research and understand the country's video games and interactive sectors more fully. In previous years, the organisation has carried out full sector reviews for film, literature, music, dance, theatre and visual arts. These reviews... Continue Reading →

GDC 2015 – Companies Wanted

Posted on behalf of Scottish Development International... The 2015 Game Developer Conference (GDC) takes place in San Francisco. The event runs from Monday 2 March to Friday 6 March – the Scottish pavilion will be open for business in the exhibition area from Wednesday 4 March to Friday 6 March. We hope to attract between... Continue Reading →

District 10 – Open For (new) Business

District 10, the brand new shipping-container based office space in city's Seabraes Yard is now open for business.  This could be good news for the city's growing number of development studios and micro-game developers, offering an alternative to the normally high-priced office space. Aimed at start-up and young companies in the creative industries, offers dedicated... Continue Reading →

Cross-Party Group On Videogames Technology – 11/12/13

Last week saw the third cross-party group on videogames technology take place at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood.  The group was created to give the video games and interactive sector representation within the parliament and address the issues facing the industry on a national level. The minutes for the meeting have now been drafted -... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative 2013 Now Open – You Need To Do This People…

Cross Creative is one of those amazing, unique and pioneering projects that you can't quite believe exists.  It's supported by several major organisations including Channel 4, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise and over the last several years, it has included participants from many of the country's leading game developers, animators, technology companies and creative studios.... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh’s Games Analytics Raises $1.3M Series A Funding

Games Analytics, the Edinburgh-based predictive data specialist has secured $1.3M of institutional investment from Par Equity and STV Group PLC. Publishers and developers around the world deploy GamesAnalytics’ toolkit and technology to improve customer retention and monetization  Games Analytics allows companies to increase player engagement by creating customised playing experiences which reflect individual playing styles... Continue Reading →

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