The best new talent in British video games will be celebrated in Dundee.
The inaugural UK Games Fund Awards will take place at Apex City Quay Hotel on November 14.
The UK Games Fund (UKGF) was set up to help new developers get off the ground. The not-for-profit organisation offers grants of up to £25,000.
The event will be hosted by video games critic Jordan Erica Webber who is the gaming expert on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show.
Organised by DC Thomson Media Events and the UK Games Fund, Dundee games developers 4J Studios will be the title sponsor of the awards.
Chris van der Kuyl, chairman of 4J Studios, said: “These awards recognise the best in new British games development talent.
“Having been an independent development company for almost 15 years, we know just how tough it is to get your first ideas off the ground.”
UK Games Fund director Paul Durrant said: “4J’s title sponsorship represents a highly appropriate partnership for the UK Games Fund Awards. Together with DC Thomson Media, we share 4J’s aim to reinforce Dundee’s reputation as one of the UK’s premier creative talent hubs.”
Other sponsors include 71 Brewing, Ninja Kiwi, Henderson Loggie and Hyper Luminal Games. See ukgamesfundawards.com for more information.