From launch to live ops. How technology created in Dundee is driving the next generation of Unity products A five year overnight success storyScottish Games Network The Changing Nature of Videogames Since the early 1980s, when videogames finally reached the homes of a mainstream audience, a single development and publishing model prevailed.Videogames were created as... Continue Reading →
We’ve been on the blower to the country’s development studios, technology companies and employers and rounded up a steamy fresh batch of videogame job openings in Scotland.
It’s easier than ever to publish your own game thanks to accessible platforms like itch.io, the mobile app stores and Steam Direct. However, many independent developers still see value in signing publishing deals to get their games off the ground. Should small and/or young studios still be looking to make publishing deals, or are they better taking their future into their own hands?
It’s fantastic how well the Scottish games industry has been able to adapt to working from home, but there’s certainly no harm in anticipating what could be coming down the pipe next. We asked the Game Guru’s what challenges they’re anticipating in 2021.
A profile of Dundee's Tag Games, which has released over 60 games in the 14 years since the company was founded.
Dundee development studios Tag Games and Ruffian are among the first round winners of funding from the recently announced UK Game Fund. The Scottish companies are among the first 24 recipients of the new fund, launched in October 2015, with a £4 million investment from the UK Government. The fund awards grants of up to... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Dundee's Tag Games is now recruiting for multiple positions across the studio. If you're not familiar with Tag, they're a rapidly growing studio responsible for a wide range of games on mobile devices. They've worked with a wide range of film and television properties, working on games including Doctor Who: Mazes Of Time, Heroes Of... Continue Reading →
IT has begun. Dare to be Digital 2013, the games design and development competition for students is now LIVE in the city of Dundee. Fifteen teams from all around the world have come together for the next nine weeks to build a new and original game, before demonstrating it in front of thousands of families,... Continue Reading →