BAFTA Breakthrough Brits – Apply Now!

Game developers, BAFTA wants you.  Breakthrough Brits is a brand new competition which is open to people working in the UK's screen industries.  Including games.  According to BAFTA: The Academy is looking for exceptional individuals who are already working professionally in the Games, Film and TV industries. This is an open call-out and we encourage... Continue Reading →

Develop’s 30 Under 30 – Scots Galore

Develop magazine has published its annual 30 Under 30, a list of up-and-coming stars in the world of games development. Quite a wide range of Scottish developers made the cut this year and were featured in the list. Step forward and take a bow please: Simon Kilroy, Software Engineer, Ruffian Alex Zeitler, Co-founder and CTO,... Continue Reading →

Develop Names 100 Hot European Start-Ups

Develop magazine has produced a list of the 100 most exciting start-up companies in the European video games industry. Five Scottish companies make the list: Guerilla Tea, Quartic Llama, Space Budgie, Stormcloud and Swallowtail Games are noted for their work to date, awards received, download numbers and general air of being on the verge of... Continue Reading →

Getting Girls Into Games – Free Talk At Dare ProtoPlay Festival

Girls with a love of computer games are being encouraged to consider making games as a career, with a free talk at the Dare ProtoPlay festival in Dundee on Thursday 8 August. BAFTA-winning Sophia George, who is also the V&A’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, will take the stage with Erin Michno, co-founder of... Continue Reading →

V&A Appoints BAFTA Winner As First Ever Game Designer In Residence

The V&A Museum "the world's greatest museum of art and design" has appointed its first ever Game Designer In Residence.  It's someone who may be familiar to Scottish Games Network readers.  Sophia George is (deep breath now), a former Abertay Student, the chair of SwallowTail Games (creator of Tick Tock Toys), which is a Dare to... Continue Reading →

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