The recent 21 Places of the Future white paper from the Center for the Future of Work names Dundee as one of the world's tech/design hotspots
With Devices For All, Ukie is asking the UK games industry to donate its old laptops and computers so they can be given a new home in schools up and down the country.
NEStek, a new piece of software which enables indie game developers to take NES games to the Steam platform has been released via open-source by Dundee development studio Lowtek Games.
The Scottish Tech Army is a new initiative to match people working in the digital technology industries - including the games sector - who are currently furloughed, or out of work, with projects to combat the Covid-19 crisis. The organisation aims to use the technical skills and creativity offered by Scotland's digital workforce, to create... Continue Reading →
Scotland's space technology sector is one of the country's most exciting and innovative new industries. From microsat manufacturing and software to a growing number of space data companies and even rocket engine manufacturers, Scotland is developing a global reputation as a pioneer in the new era of commercial space exploration. Now the industry is looking... Continue Reading →
Edinburgh-based Krotos, the company behind the Dehumaniser voice processor (awesome for making roars, screams, moans and other monster-type sounds for games, VR and animation...) has raised a 'six figure sum' in its most recent round of investment. The investment was led by Old College Capital, the investment arm of Edinburgh University and Leslie Benzies, the... Continue Reading →
Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →
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 →
Dundee's YoYo Games, the creator of the popular Gamer Maker: Studio software has been acquired by PlayTech one of the world's leading creators of gambling software. In addition to online gambling, PlayTech also offers a number of development tools and systems for creating online games. GameMaker: Studio will now join the company's portfolio of tools.... Continue Reading →
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 →