Microsoft Unity Porting Day – Tomorrow – LAST CALL

Tomorrow, Saturday the 27th of September Microsoft and Unity are hosting a porting day for game developers at The Hub in Glasgow. Space is limited, so this is your last chance to grab a place. Here are the details: Over the last 12 months, Windows 8 and Windows Phone market share has increased rapidly. More and... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Sky Patrol

Dundee's Beartrap Games has released its first original new title. Sky Patrol is now live and exclusive on Windows Phone. Sky Patrol is an action-packed strategic shooter that puts planes in your pocket. The game features 50 explosive levels, masses of offensive, defensive and entirely destructive weapons and 'strategic weapon deployment and path creation' though... 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: XBL Gamerhub App

XBL Gamerhub is a social network for Xbox Gamers, allowing them to organise online events, find friends, blog, upload images and video and generally make the most of their Xbox gaming experience. The company has pulled in thousands of players from around the world and has already caught Microsoft's eye with it's enthusiastic and unique... Continue Reading →

Squares Of Black Space – OUT NOW

Physicists, astronauts, quantum tunnelers, renegade cosmologists and evil galactic overlords, rejoice!  Squares Of Black Space: Alpha Square, the new release from Pixel Sword, is out now.  Now you can do battle with the very fabric of spacetime itself, hold back the darkness and ensure the universe, the multiverse, indeed, the WSOGMM continues to exist. The... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Mobile App Acceleration Camp: Edinburgh

Microsoft is coming to Edinburgh in early December.  The company is holding a Mobile App Acceleration Camp for developers, to help them prepare applications for the AppCampus and and a successful game or app.  Participants can pitch ideas to people who understand the market, industry mentors and gain valuable feedback on projects. The MAAC is... 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 →

Dare Winners Release First Title For Windows Mobile

Angry Mango, the team behind the Dare to be Digital and BAFTA-award winning title, Mush has launched today, exclusively for Windows mobile phones. Mush offers an original blend of physics based gameplay, coupled with touch and tilt controls. Players must navigate a complex, but charming cartoon world by tilting the phone and making Mush rise... Continue Reading →

A Pocket Full Of Wee – Games, Gab & Griffins

Not many people would define WeeWorld as a games company.  As an actual developer and publisher in its own right.  A social network, surely.  An entertainment company definitely, but a games company?  Well, yes.  The ongoing evolution of digital media, the spread of apps to multiple devices and in increasing focus on fun and games... Continue Reading →

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