BAFTA Scotland Games Awards – Last Call For FREE Entries

The FREE early bird entry to the BAFTA Scotland awards Games category closes tomorrow (July 17th). So this is the LAST CHANCE to get your game into the awards and compete for a BAFTA. Your colleagues, peers and competitors are already entering.  This could be the year which the GAMES category becomes THE breakthrough success... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland Awards Open For Entries – Record Year For Games?

The 2013 BAFTA Scotland awards are now open for entries.  The competition is open to entries from the film, television and games sectors in Scotland and this year's competition could see the games category overtaking the more established categories for the first time. Research by the Scottish Games Network indicates at least 50 games released... Continue Reading →

Develop Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2013 Develop awards have been announced, with a smattering of Scottish companies appearing in the list of 20 categories... Best use of narrative - The 39 Steps (Story Mechanics) Technical innovation - Game Maker (YoYo Games) Engine - GameMaker (YoYo Games) Creative contribution, Audio - Savalas Sound Creative contribution, Visuals -... Continue Reading →

Best. App. Ever. Yours?

Steel Media is the company behind the hugely popular Pocketgamer websites and which now owns the 148apps website too. Now the company has just announced the 2012 BEST APP EVER competition. As the name suggests, it is an awards competition, designed to find the world's best apps - across all platforms and formats. The competition... Continue Reading →

TIGA Awards 2012 – Open For Entries

The Independent Game Developers Association, or TIGA to their chums (and it's pronounced 'tiger' - see the logo for confirmation) have announced the 2012 TIGA Awards.  They're open for entries. Many entries are open to everyone, not just members.  There are a huge range of categories covering everything from casual, social, online, debut, student and... Continue Reading →

Laugh It Up, Quizball. New iOS Game, Out Now From Ludometrics

Quizball is, as the name suggests, a Quiz-based football game, from the first team at Ludometrics.  The team set out their stall early doors and at the end of the day got the result they wanted... That's it for football cliches for now.  Please don't worry. If you know your Mourinhos from your Mexican Waves... Continue Reading →

BAFTA In Scotland Award Winner – Quarrel

The 2011 British Academy Awards Scotland were here in central Glasgow last night.  Alongside a veritable who's who of glamorous talent and fabulous celebrities, the awards recognised the best games created in Scotland. Three companies were nominated for the award.  Cohort Studios (for Me Monstar, Hear Me Roar!), Cobra (for iBomber Defense) and Denki (for... Continue Reading →

British Academy Scotland Awards 2011 – Call for Entries

The British Academy Scotland Awards - or Scottish BAFTAs if you prefer - are BACK!  After a hiatus in 2010, the awards, which recognise outstanding achievement in the screen industries in Scotland, are now open for entries. Unlike previous years, in 2011 there is a single Games category which will cover all interactive entries.  To ensure... Continue Reading →

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