Remembering Stew Hogarth

Tomorrow the public memorial service takes place for our late friend, colleague and all round awesome guy, Stew Hogarth. You are invited to join a celebration of his life at 13:15 on Wednesday 23∫rdSeptember at St. Columba’s Roman Catholic Church (Derwent Avenue, Dundee, DD3 0BE). This will be followed by a reception at the Invercarse Hotel. Please make... Continue Reading →

PLAYER!

Player is a brand new radio comedy set in Dundee in the 1980s, following the life of, Casey, an aspiring game developer. It's been produced by TVandNotTV and was written by retro gaming fan, Raymond Friel. Player hits the airwaves on BBC Radio Scotland this coming Monday (22nd September) at 13:30 If you're not near a radio, outside the... Continue Reading →

ION BOND – Coming Soon From Smiling Bag

Ion Bond is a brand new game from Dundee's Smiling Bag. Stewart Hogarth's indie games studio, was responsible for 2013's retro-tastic pinball-esque I am Level and the duck-based paddle-em-up Ducky Fuzz. Ion Bond is another unique and original new title, set inside a particle accelerator. It’s based on a game created for Ludlum Dare in January, but Stewart has expanded upon... Continue Reading →

…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

That was fun... Game In Scotland took place on Saturday afternoon.  This year's event moved out of the grim and slightly sticky Fat Sam's nightclub, which had been its home for the last eight years and moved it into the spring sunshine in Abertay University's brand new games centre of excellence. The 2014 Game In... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

Fuzzy Duck?

...Ducky Fuzz!  The latest release from indie wunderkind and one man games dynamo, Smiling Bag (aka Stewart Hogarth) is the intriguingly named Ducky Fuzz. It features ducks.  And waves and bread.  According to the App Store description: Ducky Fuzz is a simple game about juggling ducks on the ocean by controlling the waves, avoiding sea... Continue Reading →

Retro Jet Set Spectrum Pinball Emerges From Smiling Bag

In the good old days, games were better.  They were simpler, but at the same time far more unforgiving.  They were shorter, but took far longer to load.  They were more creative, but far more limited in terms of experience. There's a particular type of gamer, normally those of a certain age, who will, given... Continue Reading →

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