Welcome to the Digital Observatory

Welcome to the Digital Dundee/Digital Observatory home page.

Dundee is the location of one of Europe’s most accomplished hubs for computer games and mobile digital content development.As export driven industries, games and application development along with other digital media combine to form a key sector for the city. This site is a hub for information, links for projects and information related to Dundee.

Over the next weeks and months information on events, projects and funds that may assist local companies will be posted. If you have any events, news and projects that should be out there, let us know. You can also comment on topics and sign up to the twitter feed / rss.

Home of the digital observatory, this forum can be also used to raise issues and topics for the group. So please contact info@digitaldundee.co.uk to get in touch.

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TIGA Publishes Manifesto for the Scottish Video Games Industry 2016

TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association for the UK video games industry, has recommended that Scotland should introduce a Scottish Video Games Fund to improve studios’ access to finance and establish a Growth Accelerator Programme to promote commercial advice and investor readiness programmes to games developers. These measures would improve studios’ prospects for commercial success and enhance the Scottish video games industry.

Dundee Schools' Games Jam 2016

Further to the inaugural 2015 Games Jam event for primary seven pupils who participated in a school based Code Club, this year’s Games Jam will host 64 pupils, representing 16 schools across the authority. The pupils will work collaboratively in teams of four to plan, create and design their own game using Scratch. The curricular focus will be to develop learners’ understanding and skills in technologies, literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing, as well as raising the confidence and aspiration of our young people which underpin the four capacities in Curriculum for Excellence.

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