Going For Greenlight…

Two Scottish game developers now have games up on the Steam Greenlight system - and they need your help. For our non-games industry readers, Steam Greenlight is a new crowd sourcing project on Valve's hugely popular (65 million users worldwide) Steam digital distribution system, which allows gamers to vote for the new games they would... Continue Reading →

Gentlemen Get Steamy In Front Of 65 Million

As is so often the case, author, wit and professional facial topiary caregiver Mark Twain put it admirably: I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him. While this may have been appropriate... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Solar Flux Hits Steam

Solar Flux, the new game from Glasgow's Firebrand is a thing of beauty.  Seriously.  This is a game which looks GOOD.  And plays like a dream... Unlike many of the more recent games set in the wide reaches of interstellar space and alien solar systems, Solar Flux makes space look the jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring infinity it... Continue Reading →

Get Steamy In A Bad Hotel With A BAFTA And 54 Million People

Picture the scene, you've checked in.  You may be a spy, in town clandestinely to meet a contact, or kill some guy with a poisoned machete.  You may be a married couple, yearning for the anonymous touch of hotel sheets, hoping like hell your husband/wife don't find out.  You may even be a weary business... Continue Reading →

APB Reloaded Celebrates A Year In The Steam Top 5

APB inspires mixed emotions within the games industry.  Some people get misty-eyed and reminisce about what might have been.  Some people get angry about the the fact the game never achieved its full potential.  To many the game is simply a vague memory, of a title from years back, which wasn't very good.  The games media... Continue Reading →

Cobra’s iBomber Games Head To Linux

Cobra's WWII-themed iBomber series encompasses top-down destruct-em-up games, tower defence games and more recently, a dual-stick shooter. The games are now in limited beta on iOS, PC and Mac, through Valve's digital distribution service Steam.  However, not all PC users have been able to play and enjoy the games, since they were not available for... Continue Reading →

Game Maker Now Available On STEAM

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young game designer, in possession of a good idea, tends to do nothing with it.  Ever.  Except in the pub, when they moan to friends that they can't get funding, that games don't make money these days and that now they've mentioned it aloud, it will be... Continue Reading →

The Ship – Back From The Dead

New Edinburgh-based independent studio Blazing Griffin has acquired the highly acclaimed online title The Ship: Murder Party. The Ship was originally created by Outerlight, another Scottish development studio, which sadly went out of business earlier this year, before the company's second game - Bloody Good Time was released on Xbox Live Arcade. The Ship was... Continue Reading →

iBomber Defence – Now On STEAM

Cobra's ridiculously addictive tower defence game iBomber Defence continues its apparently unstoppable blitzkrieg, across gaming platforms, with Steam the latest to fall to the game's fabulous blend of action and strategy. Available now for both PC and Mac, iBomber Defence is priced at a very reasonable £3.49. It's too late for us, but you might... Continue Reading →

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