OUT NOW: Avatar Runner And Mashapocalypse

One of Scotland's most prolific, yet relatively unknown developers is Richard Adams, aka Oxygen Addict. He has released over twenty titles, covering a wide range of genres and platforms, from the hedgehog-based adventure of The Legendary Tales Of The Heroic Dan McSpikerton, to Sick Kids Save Point: Hospital Quest, created to support the games-based charity. Now... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Sells 54M Copies – Consoles Lead The Way…

Another week, another post about Minecraft achieving mind-blowing success and creating ongoing joy. Following the awards, the number one slots, mapping the whole of Denmark (really) and the sales, oh so many sales, comes news that Minecraft, continues to confound the critics with... even more sales and success. The big news this time round is... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Lectures Presents Chris van der Kuyl

As part of Dundee University's ongoing series of Saturday evening lectures, Chris van der Kuyl, the man behind VIS and 4J Studios, will be speaking on the 31st of May at the Dalhousie Building from 18:00-19:30. Chris is a highly experienced entrepreneur and chairman of both the Tayforth Group and 4J Studios. His expertise combines start-up, development... 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 →

The All New XBLGamerhub

The all new, totally redesigned and redeveloped XBLGamerhub.com is now LIVE and online. The site - a community for Xbox 360 gamers is one of the largest out there.  Since it was launched in 2009, it's grown to include over 16,000 community members, 7000 Twitter followers and 5000 Facebook likes. The site was created by... Continue Reading →

Minecraft On PlayStation 3 Breaks Million Sales Barrier

A new year, a new record for Minecraft.  Gamesindustry reports that the brand new PlayStation 3 version of the game, released just before Christmas 2013 (December 17th to be precise), has already sold over 1 million copies - in about six weeks. Even Mojang themselves seem startled by the game's huge impact, with the company's... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Makes IGN’s All Time Top 25 Xbox 360 Games – And The WHOLE UK

Another week, another huge milestone for Minecraft on the Microsoft Xbox 360.  Popular gaming site IGN has put together its favourite 25 games from the eight years the Xbox 360 has been on the market.  Minecraft makes the list alongside such venerable franchises as Splinter Cell, Gears Of War, Forza, Fallout, Bioshock, Portal, Halo, GTA... Continue Reading →

Out Now: GTA V – Scotland’s Largest Cultural Export Ever

Sixteen years ago, in November 1997, the original Grand Theft Auto was released for the PC and PlayStation One.  Created by DMA Design in Dundee, the game achieved almost instant notoriety, followed by a growing audience which saw beyond the headlines and recognised that the game offered something different to most of the games available... Continue Reading →

4J Studios Bringing Minecraft To Sony Platforms

There's been a lot of news coming out of GamesCom in Cologne over the last few days.  One of the announcements which is likely to cause the most excitement is the fact that Minecraft is heading for the Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 - as a launch title - and Vita. This was confirmed by... Continue Reading →

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