Category Archives: Scotland
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 11:43 GMT
Tacos, Bluegrass, and Videogames is the new gaming showcase hosted by Scottish developer Lucky Frame. It promises beer, Mexican food, arcade cabs and space for developers to showcase their titles and meet other creators. It all kicks off in January, and we’ve got the initial details here.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 12:52 GMT
A selection of Scottish game designers will be giving the public access to their latest projects at this year’s Drop in and Play showcase, as part of the NEoN festival in Dundee. It all kicks off this weekend.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 09:13 GMT
Game Expo Scotland 2014 is a new gaming showcase for developers, gamers and the general public. It will bring triple-a, indie, social and mobile titles to the masses under one roof next year. Get the details here.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 | 10:42 BST
Scottish Games Network has launched today as the nation’s official games industry body. It has gone from a small Yahoo group to the voice of Scotland’s industry in a matter of years. Get the details here.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 13:14 BST
Grand Theft Auto 5 features a character called Hawick, a so-called “druggie hipster”, and this also happens to be the name of a Scottish border town. The town councillor now fear that the reference could destroy the location’s reputation. No really, this isn’t a joke.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 22:25 BST
For the first time in a decade, the Edinburgh Interactive Festival is taking a year off.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 21:40 BST
It’s amazing what you can find when moving home. VG247′s Dave Cook takes stock of his forgotten gaming treasures as he heads back to Scotland, and reflects on the state of the industry today.
Mon, Feb 04, 2013 | 16:27 GMT
Eldevin is the incoming F2P MMORPG from Scottish developer Hunted Cow Studios. it’s entering open beta in March, and the studio has just revealed its first gameplay trailer. You can check out the Diablo-esque action below the jump.
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 | 12:03 GMT
Beartrap Games is yet another new Scottish developer, formed by ex-Cohort Studios Fin McGechie, Gordon McLean and Grant Alexande. The team hopes to expand rapidly and is looking to launch into some new IP going forward.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 20:20 BST
The Scottish government has responded to the outcry over a report from the government’s agency partners which claimed the games industry in the country generates no revenue, employs just 200 staff, and has attracted no students.
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 | 06:56 BST
Hey you, resident of Great Britain and in the market for a new PlayStation 3; have I got news for you. The limited edition red, silver and white models of the not-so-big black box are now available in your territory. Unlike certain other regions I could name, the UK market seems to be offering the new colours at the same price as a regular Slim console, meaning you’re likely to find the 320GB consoles in a bundle with one controller and maybe a game for around £250. Check with your retailer.
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | 15:54 BST
Edinburgh Interactive Festival organizers have announced industry legend Seamus Blackley will headline the event.
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 | 15:17 BST
Pando Networks has completed a UK study which has revealed download speeds and completion rates across the country are “far slower than many broadband providers advertise.”
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 | 15:49 BST
Dundee’s Cohort Studios has announced it’s to close down after its next project has released.
Fri, Mar 25, 2011 | 00:51 GMT
APB: Reloaded publisher Gamersfirst will open a studio in Scotland, home of original All Points Bulletin team Realtime Worlds.
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 | 21:07 GMT
Scottish games publisher Outplay Entertainment has announced it plans to build offices and create up to 150 high value jobs in Dundee.
Thu, Oct 28, 2010 | 19:07 BST
This is rather sad, actually.
Tue, Oct 05, 2010 | 16:45 BST
Yesterday, a rumor was circulating that Realtime Worlds founder Dave Jones had taken a job with Epic Games.
Today, the APB creative director has told Develop the rumor is untrue.
Fri, Sep 10, 2010 | 15:56 BST
TIGA has said the Scottish videogames industry is at a “cross roads” , and if it didn’t get some much needed tax breaks, the sector could decline.
Wed, Sep 08, 2010 | 23:06 BST