Scottish Enterprise Hosts Post Mortem On Snowman

After the infamous ‘melting’ incident in which the magical snowman was found to be little more than a puddle of chilly water with a hat, Channel 4, in association with Interactive Scotland will host a …

TRC Seeking Digital Media Project Manager

You may not have come across Glasgow’s TRC media yet.  The company is a charitable organisation, which delivers research and training programmes to the television, interactive and wider creative industries. Like it or not, the …

IDEAScotland: New Innovation Centre Opens In Dundee

IDEAScotland (Innovation and Digital Enterprise Alliance Scotland) is a new innovation centre located in Dundee’s University of Abertay.  The centre will support start-ups in the digital, technology and creative sectors. IDEAScotland has been created by Scottish …

The Future Of Games In Scotland – Live on TV

Scotland Tonight, STV’s flagship news programme featured a brief discussion on the future of Scotland’s games industry last night. Featuring Interactive Scotland’s Alisdair Gunn, industry commentator, writer, comedian and gamer, Robert Florence and your editor …

Zeds: New Game From Chunk & Channel 4 Uses Sleep Patterns To Generate Gameplay

Zeds is a curious new game from the team at Chunk in Glasgow.  Created in conjunction with Channel 4 Education, the game has been designed to teach teenagers about sleep in a fun, entertaining and …

…Are You Ready For The New Videogames Tax Breaks?

The government’s tax breaks for the creative sector (including video games, television and animation) comes into effect in April 2013 The tax relief should make it simpler for game development studios to lessen the risk …

Creative Scotland Awards 2012 – Decision Time

It emerged a few weeks ago that the 2012 Creative Scotland Awards had categories for film, TV, music, performing arts but games, interactive entertainment and digital media had been neglected. We’ve since had several conversations …

Games Have No Place In A Creative Scotland

2012 has been the Year of Creative Scotland.  A nation wide celebration of creativity which highlights all of the amazing talent, the clever businesses and the dedicated organisations we have here in Scotland. Unless you …

BitSocket On TV?

Unless you’re clinically dead, pathologically uninterested in games, or use the Internet exclusively for porn/lolcats, then you’ll be aware of BitSocket.  They’ve picked up the mantle of the late and very much lamented Consolevania, producing …

BAFTA In Scotland Needs YOU

Regular readers of industry bible, Scottishgames.net will know that we’re fans of BAFTA In Scotland.  They’re a good bunch, who do much to support the screen industries in Scotland and who are genuinely trying to …