Entries in 'politics' (9)

UKIE and TIGA outline their Brexit positions

UKIE and TIGA outline their Brexit positions

The UK’s two big video games trade bodies have reacted to Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 11:36AM in News
Brexit: The reaction

Brexit: The reaction

MCV asked on Twitter how the industry felt about Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
The UK games industry faces up to Brexit

The UK games industry faces up to Brexit

Britain has, by a very narrow margin, voted to leave the EU – and video games companies across the country are waking up to a potentially huge challenge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 9:30AM in News
New Canadian PM says society must stand up to Gamergate

New Canadian PM says society must stand up to Gamergate

Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proudly declared himself a feminist and cited Gamergate as an example of a movement that “clearly” must be stood up to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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Prime Minister David Cameron paid a visit to Dovetail

Prime Minister David Cameron paid a visit to Dovetail

Train Simulator developer Dovetail Games has revealed that it recently welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron to its offices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Nigel Farage slams 'pathetic' UKIK game starring Nicholas Fromage

Nigel Farage slams 'pathetic' UKIK game starring Nicholas Fromage

A group of Canterbury students have riled UKIP leader Nigel Farage by developing a game that spoofs both the politician and his party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Tory MP caught playing Candy Crush Saga in parliamentary committee meeting

Tory MP caught playing Candy Crush Saga in parliamentary committee meeting

An MP who was caught playing King’s Candy Crush Saga during a parliamentary committee meeting has apologised for his behaviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
Tropico 5 banned by Thai government

Tropico 5 banned by Thai government

The military government of Thailand has banned the sale of strategy title Tropico 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 4:07PM in News

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MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

PAX Australia gets detailed this week, GameArena is in trouble, while, in spite of an R18+ rating, not one but two games feel the ban hammer.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:27AM in News