Entries in 'jo twist' (9)

Ukie's Jo Twist invites UK firms to Gamescom

Ukie's Jo Twist invites UK firms to Gamescom

We first took 22 UK businesses to Gamescom in Cologne in 2012. The UK industry stand at Europe’s largest consumer games show has been the focal point of Ukie’s annual ...

on Jul 3rd 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Do we need a British Games Institute?

Do we need a British Games Institute?

In the last few years, video games have come a long way in terms of working with government.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 13th 2017 at 10:04AM in News
UKIE's Jo Twist talks 2016 for UK games, Brexit and London Games Festival

UKIE's Jo Twist talks 2016 for UK games, Brexit and London Games Festival

2016 has been an eventful year for both the games industry and the UK as a whole thanks to the EU Referendum vote that took place this June. We speak ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 13th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

Data firm Nesta and trade body UKIE have partnered to create a UK industry interactive map, and are now encouraging games firms to contribute to its development.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:06AM in News

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The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

After the UK has voted to leave the EU, we have spoken to members of the UK games industry to see what happens next. 

on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Jo Twist made OBE and Debbie Bestwick awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Jo Twist made OBE and Debbie Bestwick awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Games industry leaders Dr Jo Twist and Debbie Bestwick have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 11th 2016 at 12:45AM in News
"Diversity is a practice, not just a word"

"Diversity is a practice, not just a word"

Animosity towards Beamdog for including a transgender character in Baldur’s Gate.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Outstanding Contribution

Women In Games Awards: Meet The Finalists - Outstanding Contribution

The Women in Games award for Outstanding Contribution will be given to the individual who has made positive contributions to the commercial success and public profile of the games industry.

on Apr 27th 2016 at 11:44AM in News

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The UK video games industry: technology, policy priorities and new avenues for growth

The UK video games industry: technology, policy priorities and new avenues for growth

In Events Feb 25th 2016 in London

UK industry veterans including Ian Livingstone, UKIE’s Dr Jo Twist, Richard Wilson of TIGA and Rebellion’s Jason Kingsley discuss what the industry’s priorities are for government policy going forward.