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 →

Coming Soon – Binaries

Edinburgh's Ant Workshop, also known as one-man-indie-powerhouse Anthony Gowland, is set to release its first title, Binaries, in April 2016. Billed as a concentration platform game, Binaries requires players to simultaneously control two glowing neon circles and guide them through a series of increasingly fiendish and dangerous levels. Ant Workshop thoughtfully provided a little background... Continue Reading →

Namaball & Lif – New Titles From Gamevial

Edinburgh's Gamevial is a development studio focusing on browser-based gaming.  The company is one of the most prolific developers in the country, having created around 100 titles, which can be found and played through the Gamevial website. Gamevial's titles can best be described as 'diverse'.  The company has released games including Russia's Army, a multi-player... Continue Reading →

Swallowtail Games – New Development Studio From BAFTA Winning Students

Swallowtail Games, started life as a team in the Dare to Be Digital competition.  Now the team has secured funding from the Prototype fund, overseen by the University of Abertay and has set up shop as a new studio, based in Dundee. The team's original Dare project, Tick Tock Toys, will be the new company's... Continue Reading →

Now Hiring – Frenetic Studios

Frenetic Studio is a design and development company based in the heart of Glasgow.  The company is now looking for a Backend Developer to create a companion website for their latest iOS game as well as a junior developer and artist/animator for the same project. Details can be found on the Scottish Games Network JOBS... Continue Reading →

Stormcloud Games – New Development Studio Created By Games Veterans

Three of Scotland's most experienced game developers have set up a new game development studio based in Dundee. Stormcloud Games has been launched by Frank Arnot, Andy West and Pat McGovern, who between them have over 50 years of development experience and have launched 45 games, covering almost every genre and platform, including Minecraft (XBLA),... Continue Reading →

Now Recruiting – Cobra

While the rest of the economy languishes, the creative sector seems to recovering a little faster than other sectors.  The interactive industry in particular seems to be thriving right now, with a great many companies now looking for new employees and recruits. First up in a festive rundown of recruitment is Dundee's Cobra.  If you're... Continue Reading →

Introducing Brain Dead Ape

Ladies and gentlemen, please give a very warm Scottishgames type welcome to the team at Brain Dead Ape.  A development studio with one foot in the world o' games and another in traditional software development, Brain Dead Ape is working in the mobile (iOS and Android) markets, as well as the rapidly growing gamification and... Continue Reading →

Scottish Developers Discount For Edinburgh Interactive

Following on from yesterday's introduction to the 2011 Edinburgh Interactive Festival, we've been contacted by the organisers to promote a special offer, created specifically for developers in Scotland. Edinburgh Interactive is delighted to offer 2 complimentary places for staff in return for 1 Scottish Developer ticket purchased at the cost of only £125 + vat. ... Continue Reading →

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