Outplay are hiring across a variety of roles

Outplay are continuing to add to their teams and our 2015 projects by actively hiring across all departments. As well as the roles listed below we continually look for great talent to add to our ambitious and highly talented team so if there isn't a role below that fits what your looking for get in touch with... Continue Reading →

Introducing Kobojo

There's a new studio in Dundee. For several months now, rumours of Studio X - a new developer, who would be recruiting and working on a game so secret that even GCHQ and the NSA had only a vague idea of it's key parameters. The new studio is now a reality. Kobojo is a French... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Family House, New From Brightsolid

Dundee's Brightsolid, best known as a hosting, cloud and genealogy company has announced the release of it's first game. Family House is a new social game for all ages, based around the player’s own family tree. Set in a large rambling family house, the player’s goal is to build and restore the house itself - with family... 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 →

Using Social Media

The following was originally posted on the Guerilla Tea developer blog. Since we started Guerilla Tea in 2011, the use of social media has been hugely important to us. I’ve wanted to share some of my thoughts on our approach for a while, so this week’s blog seems like a good opportunity. One thing we have learned... Continue Reading →

TIGA Investigating Impact Of Piracy On Digital Developers And Publishers

Piracy has been a part of the games sector since the early days of the home computer revolution.  Things have moved on since the surreptitious trading of cassette tapes in school playgrounds.  The advent of mobile devices, digital distribution and online gaming have created new ways for developers and publishers to monetise their games -... Continue Reading →

Develop Magazine Publishes Scottish Regional Focus

In the most recent issue of Develop, the industry magazine for the creators of video games, there's a regional focus piece looking at the games sector in Scotland. The piece pulls in quotes from a number of companies, including Rockstar North, Tag, eeGeo, Denki and YoYo Games. The article explores the impact on the games... Continue Reading →

Got A Match, Pal?

If, like your editor, you replied, 'Yes, George Clooney, though he's greyer, less stylish, and knows way less about the games industry in Scotland," you win a lovely sweater. If however, you wondered who's like you and indeed, why so many of them are dead, then the chances are you're the target audience for the... Continue Reading →

nWay – New Company From Realtime Worlds Founders

Inside Social Games has an exclusive interview with nWay, a new West Coast (as in USA) technology start-up created by names which will be familiar to many within the Scottish games industry. Tony Harman & Dave Jones are the CEO and CCO respectively, while COO Taehoon Kim ran Realtime's Seoul studio. nWay is working on... Continue Reading →

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