Xpo North – Developers Wanted

The newly christened Xpo North (formerly Go North, the UK's finest creative industries festival) is taking place in Inverness next month (June 10th & 11th to be precise). In the last couple of years, the Xpo has been increasing the presence of games and games companies. 2014 saw over a dozen companies taking part in... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Companies Star In Develop Award Nominations

The nominees for the 2015 Develop awards have been announced with a wide range of Scottish companies featuring within the 137 companies and 47 games featured. The Scottish companies in the list are: New Games IP (Mobile) - Size Does Matter (DOS Studios) Technically Norwegian, but it's former Dare Winner published by Channel 4, so... Continue Reading →

Event – Crowdfunding V Crowdlifting – Unlocking The Potential

Crowd-funding. It was awesome. It was the saviour of indie gaming. It was an over-hyped waste of time. It was a way for the unscrupulous to rip-off the gullible. It was only for the already successful. It was only good for very specific projects. It's... so over. Crowd-funding is still with us. It's being used... Continue Reading →

TIGA Award Winners Announced

The awards ceremony for the 2014 TIGA awards took place last night, with hundreds of developers in the finery, competing for a variety of prestigious awards, covering games from studios large and small, as well as a broad range of business focused trophies. Three Scottish companies walked away with prizes. So congratulate: 4J Studios Best... Continue Reading →

Drop In And Play III – Call For Developers

Dundee Contemporary Arts centre, NEoN digital arts festival and Quartic Llama are looking for developers to participate in the third annual Drop In And Play. Drop In And Play is a free public event which takes place on Saturday 9th of November at the DCA from 4pm - 6pm. ┬áIt's open to kids, families and... Continue Reading →

Out Now – Where Are Your Games? Cross Promoting Scotland…

So in the run up to the joy of Christmas and the virtual madness of thousands of new apps, price drops, sales, new handsets, the closure of Open Feint and the many, many days of stress and madness to come, we thought we'd do something lovely for all of the games companies in Scotland. If... Continue Reading →

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