Could Gateway Be The Next Grand Theft Auto?

[This post is brought to you through our new syndication agreement with DIGIT.FYI, Scotland's digital technology news site...] The freedom of Grand Theft Auto, the massively-multiplayer elements of World Of Warcraft, the universe-spanning gameplay of Eve Online – with added AI-generated narrative, blockchain, crypto-currency and more. Could Gateway be the next generation of Scottish video game success? Despite its huge global... Continue Reading →

DeltaDNA Raises $3M In Second Round Funding

Excellent new today from analytics and game personalisation platform deltaDNA. The company has secured an additional $3 million in Series A second round equity funding, taking the company's total investment to date to $5 million. The latest round of investment has been secured through deltaDNA’s existing investors Par Equity,  STV Group plc and the Scottish... Continue Reading →

TIGA Talks Funding – READ THIS NOW

TIGA has launched a frankly excellent research report into sources of funding for game developers operating in the United Kingdom. Covering everything from crowd-funding and work-for-hire, through to Angel investors, venture capitalists, project finance and debt, the guide lays out in simple, easily-understood terms what it takes to find funding in today's video games industry,... Continue Reading →

Outplay Raises New Round Of Investment

Dundee's Outplay Entertainment has raised a new round of institutional investment worth $5M. Oxford Capital led the new investment, joining Pentech Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank, which backed the company from its foundation and joined the most recent round of finance. Outplay will use the new investment to invest in the people and resources required... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh’s Games Analytics Raises $1.3M Series A Funding

Games Analytics, the Edinburgh-based predictive data specialist has secured $1.3M of institutional investment from Par Equity and STV Group PLC. Publishers and developers around the world deploy GamesAnalytics’ toolkit and technology to improve customer retention and monetization  Games Analytics allows companies to increase player engagement by creating customised playing experiences which reflect individual playing styles... Continue Reading →

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 internet giant brightsolid, along with DC Thomson, the university of Dundee and the university of Abertay.  It will offer successful... Continue Reading →

FanDuel Secures $11M Of Investment

Edinburgh's FanDuel, the fantasy sports betting company has raised $11M of investment from a variety of venture capital funds including Scotland's Pentech and Comcast Ventures, the VC affiliate of Comcast Corporation). Other participants were existing investors , including Piton Capital, Bullpen Capital and Richard Koch. The company plans to use the new funding to increase... Continue Reading →

World Exclusive – £1M Investment For Scottish Games Company

Development Studio Serious Parody has raised over £1M in investment to expand the studio's games portfolio.  This will allow the company to establish a new dedicated studio, based in Dundee and recruit 18 new members of staff in the coming months. Serious Parody has raised the majority of the money from private investors, with a... Continue Reading →

HubDub Raises New Funding Taking Total To $7M

Edinburgh-based games technology firm HubDub (which also has an office in Manhattan, fact fans,) has raised additional funding from its existing partners, taking the firm's total investment to $7,000,000. HubDub is the creator of FanDuel, the fantasy sports game, which allows players to bet (real) money on the outcome of sporting events. FanDuel focuses mostly... Continue Reading →

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