Edinburgh 2008 headlines

Halo 3 Scoops Edge Award for Interactive Innovation

Edge has awarded Halo 3 its award for Interactive Innovation at the Edinburgh Festival earlier today. Bungie’s opus shooter staved off competition from the likes of Grand Theft Auto IV, Portal, Rock Band, Super Mario Galaxy and Wii Fit. “We hand out this accolade to the title released in the last 12 months that does […]

  • Channel 4 to launch new gaming talent initiative

    Channel 4 has outlined a new talent initiative this afternoon – called Talent Arcade – which it will launch in Edinburgh this year. Talent Arcade is “a packed programme of workshops to help new video gaming talent get ahead in the industry, including the chance to win coveted work placements and free training,” according to […]

  • Edinburgh announces top partners for 08 show

    The Edinburgh Interactive Festival has announced that Sony, Codemasters, Future and GameStation have signed up as partners for the conference, which will take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre over August 10-12. Sony will be showing LittleBigPlanet, while Codemasters will being along Race Driver: GRID, Rise of the Argonauts, The Lord of the Rings […]

  • Nintendo partners with Edinburgh Festival

    Nintendo’s partnered with the Edinburgh Interactive Festival, according to this GI report, meaning the company is a “Gold Partner of the festival and will have a presence on the floor of three-day event, allowing the public and Edinburgh Interactive delegates to experience Nintendo games.” So. Do Edinburgh, don’t do Leipzig. God moves in mysterious ways. […]