Next Level Dundee: Scotland’s biggest digital media jam to encourage creativity and collaboration

7 08 2009

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Entry for participants of Scotland’s largest digital media jam now open

Dundee 07 August 2009 – Have you got what it takes to leave a lasting impression on the big players in Scottish digital media? Next Level Dundee, Scotland’s newest digital media event has today opened its doors to a new round of participants for its highly anticipated mixed media project. The event, running from Monday 7th to Friday the 11th of September will see several teams consisting of members of the public and students operating outside the digital media sector, coming together to collaborate on innovative new projects that meet a pre-determined brief.

These hopefuls will work closely with mentors and industry experts comprised of Scotland’s most prominent digital media players and academics, drawing on their expertise and furthering their own skills and knowledge of the sector. The event is being supported by some of Tayside’s key players in digital media, including game developers Realtime Worlds, Cohort Studios, Proper Games and Electric Top Hat alongside web design agency Wangbar, Dundee Contemporary Arts and The University of Abertay Dundee.

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Digital Goldfish: Bloons iPhone is top-ten hit on App Store.

28 04 2009

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It’s been a superb week for our client, independent mobile games developer Digital Goldfish, as their brilliantly addictive iPhone title Bloons fired straight into the top ten paid for apps in the UK. It seems you can’t get enough of the cheeky monkey and his balloon-popping escapades.

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Like a bat out of hell, when you least expected it, an expansion pack is on the way already including:

* 50 more exclusive levels.

* Unlimited Darts mode.

* Level Editor – allowing you to customise and store your own levels.

Plus, loads more exclusive features for you to add to your game. Keep your eyes on our blog for more info as it comes.

Guardian Tech-Blogger Aleks Krotoski caught up with Digital Goldfish coder David Hamilton about the runaway success of Bloons iPhone on the blogs latest Tech Weekly Podcast. You can find his segment 19 minutes, 40 seconds in on the official Guardian page here.

Congratulations guys, well deserved!