The video games sector is a cultural and technological phenomenon, contributing billions to the global economy each year.
At Blackadders, we recognise that games technology is increasingly relevant to sectors such as healthcare, education, and entertainment. The emergence of esports, AI and the metaverse means that the impact of games will only continue to evolve.
As Scotland’s leading video games team, we are fully immersed in the sector, providing specialist legal support to developers, publishers, artists and investors against an increasingly complex regulatory environment.
We represent several industry heavyweights, including 4J Studios. Our team has acted in some of Scotland’s biggest video games deals. We have also been engaged as the official legal partner of Scottish Games Week and supported the UK Games Fund’s innovative ‘DunDev’ programme.
Work highlights include:
Minecraft development agreement between 4J Studios and Mojang
various publishing agreements for major console releases
sale of Digital Goldfish to Ninja Kiwi
sale of Cloudgine to Epic Games
investments in Ant Workshop, Puny Astronaut and Stormcloud Games
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