BAFTA Scotland Award Nominations Announced

BAFTA Scotland has just announced all of the nominees for the 2015 awards. In the games category the three games short listed are: Monstrum - Team Junkfish Distant Star: Revenant Fleet - Blazing Griffin Rituals - Tymon Zgainski You can see trailers for all three games below. You can also check out the full list... 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 →

Monstrum Release Delayed

Monstrum, the procedurally-generated survival horror game from Dundee's Team Junkfish has had it's release delayed by the developer. According to the company's press release: This is not something that we have taken lightly, but truth be told we do not feel that Monstrum will be at a level that we as developers, or you as... Continue Reading →

Go North 2014

There's a chance you've not come across Scotland's Go North festival before. It has its roots in music, but has grown over the last several years to become the country's first event to incorporate all of the creative industries. In 2013, Go North featured a single speaking slot, introducing interactive media and video games to the wider... Continue Reading →

Monstrum Gets Alpha Release

Monstrum, the latest release from Dundee's Team Junkfish, has just been released as an 'alpha' or work-in-progress-don't-be-surprised-if-it-changes-quite-a-bit for those of you outside the games sector. This is a system that worked really rather well for Minecraft and allows players to experience the game, provide feedback and builds an audience prior to the game's 'official' release.... Continue Reading →

Monstrum – Procedurally Generated Horror – Coming Soon From Team Junkfish

We've been hearing whispers, terrified, strangled whispers coming from Team Junkfish for the last few months. The company's latest title, Monstrum has been under wraps for some time, but now the first information is starting to hit the press and it sounds like something special... Junkfish spoke to VG247's Dave Cook recently, with the first... Continue Reading →

Highland Games – Develop Does Scotland…

Develop Magazine has published a week of features examining and exploring the games sector in Scotland, kicking off with a provocative piece of editorial asking if Scotland could become the next Finland? Scotland is a nation that potentially faces major political changes this year, but how will that affect the region’s impressive output of video... Continue Reading →

…And Then It Was Over – Game In Scotland 2014

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 →

Drop In And Play… The Latest Indie Games

This Saturday, delighted members of the public will be able to Drop In And Play some of the latest new titles from Scottish games studios at Dundee's DCA, as part of the 2014 NEoN festival. This will be the third year that the DCA has played host to Drop In And Play.  This year's event... Continue Reading →

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