Entries in 'livingstone' (15)

Eidos co-founder Ian Livingstone departs Square Enix

Eidos co-founder Ian Livingstone departs Square Enix

British games industry veteran Ian Livingstone has left Square Enix after more than 20 years working with the team.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 30th 2013 at 5:29PM in News
Livingstone: Tomb Raider rape controversy "blown out of proportion"

Livingstone: Tomb Raider rape controversy "blown out of proportion"

The strong reaction to the inclusion of what appeared to be an attempted rape in a recent trailer for Tomb Raider is disproportional, Ian Livingstone has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2012 at 9:52AM in News
New initiatives show UKIE strength at AGM

New initiatives show UKIE strength at AGM

There's still no news on the new exec director, but attendees to UKIE's successful AGM last week would be be forgiven for thinking it didn't need a leader.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 10th 2011 at 8:24AM in News
BBC Newsnight to feature Livingstone-Hope Skills Review

BBC Newsnight to feature Livingstone-Hope Skills Review

The games industry will get its chance to speak to the nation next week, with the BBC’s Newsnight programme scheduled to run a feature on the Livingstone-Hope Skills Review.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2011 at 5:37PM in News

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Ian Livingstone to receive Development Legend accolade

Ian Livingstone to receive Development Legend accolade

Ian Livingstone will receive the top Development Legend honour at next month's Develop Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2011 at 12:45PM in News
OPINION: The time to build a second ‘Golden Age’ is now

OPINION: The time to build a second ‘Golden Age’ is now

Working with Alex Hope of Double Negative since July last year, I’ve had the privilege of leading the largest quantitative research study to date on skills in the video games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

Official UK video games trade body UKIE has welcomed the recommendations of today's Livingstone-Hope skills review.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 1:14PM in News
Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Following the surprise recommendation of a possible strategic alliance between UK games trade bodies UKIE and TIGA in today's Livingstone-Hope skills review, report author Ian Livingstone has espouse the virtues ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 12:52PM in News

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Industry invited to Livingstone-Hope report launch

Industry invited to Livingstone-Hope report launch

All those involved with the UK games industry have been invited to attend next week's presentation of the Livingstone-Hope report.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jan 25th 2011 at 10:37AM in News
Kane & Lynch will return

Kane & Lynch will return

Expect to see more of Square Enix’s violent criminal duo Kane & Lynch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 2:59PM in News
Livingstone honoured at British Inspiration Awards

Livingstone honoured at British Inspiration Awards

Long-term servant of the games industry and current life president of Eidos Ian Livingstone was awarded a British Inspiration Award for his work in the interactive entertainment sector at this ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 6:20PM in News
Livingstone: Tax breaks will create new jobs

Livingstone: Tax breaks will create new jobs

Though we’re yet to learn the specifics of how exactly the government’s promised video games tax breaks will take shape, Eidos life president Ian Livingstone has praised Chancellor Darling’s decision ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 9:38AM in News

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Livingstone slams game violence outcries

Livingstone slams game violence outcries

The UK took too long to recognise the cultural and financial merits of video games, Eidos Life President Ian Livingstone has said at the Westminster eForum.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 10:44AM in News
Livingstone: Pre-owned threatens boxed market

Livingstone: Pre-owned threatens boxed market

UK development legend Ian Livingstone has raised concerns over the growth in pre-owned sales on the High Street – suggesting the practice may force publishers and studios to bypass traditional ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2009 at 9:15AM in News
Tories call on MCV readers

Tories call on MCV readers

The Conservative Party’s Creative Industries Task Force, which examines ways in which the Government can ensure the UK remains a leader in video game development, has asked MCV’s readership to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2009 at 2:07PM in News