November 2013

Tiga award success for Stormcloud - Abertay & Pixel Blimp

TIGA Awards success for Abertay University

Abertay University won the Best Educational Institute at the glittering TIGA Games Industry Awards last night, held at Pinewood Studios.

 Abertay students also took the Best Student Game award for Wee Paper Planes (by Pixel Blimp), while Mr Shingu’s Paper Zoo (by Stormcloud Games) – a game supported by the Abertay University Prototype Fund – won Best Casual Game (Small Studio).

Pocket Garden released from Cobra Mobile

Cobra Mobile has just released their exciting, all-new puzzle matching and sorting game Pocket Garden 
for iPhone and iPad. Get it here -

Lovingly hand-made for iOS, Pocket Garden offers a unique, addictive mix of puzzle matching and sorting
fused with the fun of creating, building and maintaining your very own garden in your pocket.

Check out Pocket Garden on YouTube -

NEoN Festival launches ahead of UK City of Culture decision

Dundee’s last arts festival before the winner of UK City of Culture 2017 is announced launches this weekend.

NEoN Digital Arts Festival is in its fifth year and brings together the city’s art and digital technology communities – a unique interaction that is one of the strengths of Dundee’s City of Culture bid.

The festival features audio art in a swimming pool, live dancers interacting with digital projections, and an art exhibition based on reclaimed demolition materials from the £1 billion Dundee Waterfront regeneration project.