OUT NOW – Incandescence

Tippety tappety went the programmer, staring at the screen. The tealy-orangey wash of the monitor lit his face, like a well-considered light source in front of his serious face. If this was a cool Hollywood movie, the code on the screen would have been somehow projected onto his serious face. But it wasn't. It was reality.... Continue Reading →

UNITY Game Developer Competition Call For Entries

Do you have a game on (or coming to) the Windows Store, or Windows Phone Store? Did you build it in Unity? Then you could be eligible to enter the UNITY game developer Windows competition. There are prizes of $50,000, $30,000 and $10,000 on offer, with games being judged on quality (50%), originality and creativity (30%)... Continue Reading →

Out Now – See Inside Guerilla Tea’s MIND

Maintaining their breakneck pace for the year, Dundee's Guerilla Tea has released another new and original title for multiple devices. Mind is a brain training game, created to give your synapses, neurons and ganglia the equivalent of a 60 x minute workout, followed by a refreshing shower and a whole food smoothie. The game features three... Continue Reading →

Guerilla Tea Bags Windows

Guerilla Tea is busy.  The company clearly is attempting to outperform the entire Scottish games industry's output in 2013, bringing several of their games to Windows and Windows Phone. The Quest, Staking Claims and a new title, Array have all hit the Windows Phone 8 store.  The Quest and Staking Claims are also now available for... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Me And The Giants Kids Games Hit Windows

Me And The Giants, the game and app developer specialising in content for kids has released its back catalogue of educational game for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The company has released two of its app collections for Windows users: Tolva and Ting, a collection five neon-coloured, educational games and apps for pre-school children, featuring the... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Recruiting Gaming Ambassadors

Games students - Microsoft needs you.  The company is recruiting 20 windows games ambassadors at universities across the UK. The role involves setting up partnerships between local developers and student bodies, organising events and supporting gaming competitions. Microsoft is promising that the job won't take more than 12 hours per month and that special consideration will... Continue Reading →

Win Big With Game Maker – $35,000 In Prizes For Windows 8 Games

Dundee's YoYo Games, the company behind the Game Maker development software has launched a competition to reward developers creating games for Windows 8. If you're not familiar with Game Maker, it's a simple development platform, which allows anyone from the age of around 9 to build games, without having to know how to code, or... Continue Reading →

Unicorn Space Command – Game Jam Title Hits Windows App Store

Unicorn Space Command is a brand new game, created by Martin Grant,  2nd year Games Technology Student at the University of the West of Scotland (that's right, there IS life outside Abertay). Martin took part in a recent games jam at UWS sponsored by Microsoft.  Using Construct 2, an HTML5 games editor, he came up... Continue Reading →

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