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Scotland's Games Industry - Bigger Than You Think...

In our bid to be the only definitive source of information regarding the games industry in Scotland, the Scottish Games Network just updated its Company Directory with several new companies and teams.  Please welcome…

  • Flipware – Mobile development studio in Glasgow…
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Added by Brian Baglow on April 19, 2013 at 14:40 — No Comments

2010 - A Year In Gaming

Forgive the cross post, but I thought this might be of interest to 38 Minutes members.  It's a round up of the last twelve months for the interactive and videogames sectors here in Scotland...

 

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Added by Brian Baglow on January 10, 2011 at 14:52 — 2 Comments

What can Games Developers learn from the 20th Century

I'm still smarting from the car crash of RealTime Worlds in Dundee. Someone I was talking to called it a 'Darien moment', recalling how Scotland crashed out of the independant nations group when we lost everything in the disastrous Darien colony.

Eggs. Baskets. All. One. In.



So, is this the end of the great independent games developers in Scotland, consigned to the same dustbin as computer manufacturing, coal mining and… Continue

Added by Dr John Sutherland on September 2, 2010 at 8:52 — No Comments

Apps - they have changed the game, entirely

Two news stories struck me recently. One was Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, talking about their tablet plans (here), and the other was Google launching a programming-free tool create new Google Apps for Android fones (… Continue

Added by Dr John Sutherland on July 17, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

What are Games Companies Looking for in New Graduates?

Im just back from a visit to a games studio in Dundee. So, I thought it was time to reflect upon what they said, and what others have said, and to post it up into the wider domain.



C++ Programmers - these are still the core skillset required for AAA title games programming. Nothing will ever change much here as there is such a pile of C++ code out there in engines. However, big… Continue

Added by Dr John Sutherland on June 4, 2010 at 10:42 — No Comments

Free Music from Orange - Apple missing a trick?

Recently, Channel 4 and 4Music announced a partnership with Orange and Universal Music to launch a new pay as you go mobile phone package called 'Orange Monkey'.



This PAYG package gives you unlimited free music (and free texts) when you top up. Hundreds of thousands of songs from Universal artists will be available as well as lots of extra content on the new… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on August 4, 2009 at 15:12 — 1 Comment

Ditching the iPhone

The Apple iPhone has taken off and like the iPod, it has brought new users to Apple for the first time. However, are their monopolistic and single proprietary ways causing users to boycott the product? Some users in The States have issues more with AT&T (the carrier of the iphone) and the iPhone, versus the phone itself or Apple, which isn't necessarily how users in the UK feel with O2. However Apple's… Continue

Added by Darcie Tanner on July 31, 2009 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

iPhone 3GS



iPhone 3GS will be available from the 19th of June with new 3.0 OS on the 17th of June. It has an upgraded processor more storage and a number of new built in features including video editing. Here is a quick guide to what all the fuss is… Continue

Added by Gordon Langford on June 9, 2009 at 12:56 — 1 Comment

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