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 →

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 →

Jobs, Games, News, MORE

Ladies and gentlemen, the goal of the Scottish Games Network has always been to be of utility to the games sector as a whole. A tool if you will, which pulls together all of the latest news, information and data for Scotland's games sector. Since the start of the year, for a couple of reasons... Continue Reading →

Scottish Parliament Committee Explores Impact Of Games Industry

Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee is gathering evidence, both written and from industry witnesses, exploring if and how government intervention might help the creative industries grow, thrive and achieve more.... Continue Reading →

2014 – A Year In Releases

2014 was a strange year for the Scottish games industry. The number of companies in the country shrank slightly (to around 85) and the number of games released also decreased to around the same number - 85, down from 2013's 93 releases. The diversity of the releases increased however, from the next generation versions of... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network – The Future

Today's the day. The referendum is happening. Whatever your vote. Whatever your affiliation or belief, we are a more than an industry, we're a community - and a group of people I respect and enjoy working with. It's been nearly a year since I relaunched the SGN as an industry body. In that time, I've... Continue Reading →

This Week In Stats

Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory554 views JOBS146 views Richard LeMarchand Leads ProtoPlay Line Up130 views This Weeks Stats128 views Scotland’s Computer Games Journal Acquired By Springer75 views Game Joins GES As Retail Partner63 views Coming Soon – Pixel Raiders54 views Versus Scotland Bringing eSports Smackdown To GES49 views

This Weeks Stats

Introducing a new feature. This week's most popular posts. This also includes page visits to the company directory, jobs page, etc... Enjoy! Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory 290 views Pixel Blimp Wins Place On Microsoft Accelerator Programme 199 views One Week Left For Games Companies To Apply To Challenge Fund 162 views JOBS 126 views European Commission... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Issues Ten Year Plan

Creative Scotland, the organisation which supports Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries has released its ten year plan for supporting and funding the country's cultural and creative sectors. The ten year plan and funding strategy has been put together with input from over 1000 participants drawn from the entire creative spectrum.  Which, for the first time,... Continue Reading →

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