Entries in 'UKIE' (102)
In the week that Theresa May triggered Article 50, a UKIE report has found that 40 per cent of UK games businesses are considering relocation as a result of Brexit.
Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled a new strategy that aims to grow the video games industry within the region.
Read the headlines at the end of 2016, MCV’s included, and you might think the games industry was having a tough time of it. A number of high-profile releases struggled ...
UK games trade body Ukie has announced that the value of the UK consumer games market reached a record £4.33bn in 2016, showing a growth of 1.2 per cent from ...
Tim Scott joins from London First, Games London gains Calvin and Thursten departs Future Publishing.
Games trade body Ukie launched a new report today outlining the potential impact of Brexit on the UK games industry, stating that access to highly skilled international talent was one ...
Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist OBE has been appointed as one of eleven sector champions in the UK to help improve the experiences of disabled people across the country. Minister ...
Grand Theft Auto V has shot back to the top of the UK games charts, ending the reign of Capcom's Resident Evil VII to claim its twelfth UK No.1.
In the last few years, video games have come a long way in terms of working with government.
Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is once again No.1 in the UK charts. The title saw a respectable 68 per cent dip in sales in its second week on shelves. GfK ...
Capcom’s new Resident Evil title was January’s best-selling boxed release.
Capcom's Resident Evil 7 is the first new game to take the top spot in 2017. Resident Evil 7 has the third best Week One for the series to date; ...
Some of the biggest names in the UK games industry have called for a new organisation, founded with government money, to fund UK games production, culture and education.
Response to today's government announcement on industrial strategy by Dr Jo Twist, OBE, CEO of Ukie.
This morning, the Prime Minister Theresa May, will announce proposals for a new industrial strategy, designed to 'build on Britain's strengths and tackle its underlying weaknesses'. It will allow businesses ...
Rockstar’s UK-made crime blockbuster is once again at the head of the Top 40.
Well over three years since its release and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V is once again top of the UK charts.
The headline news from games retail in 2016 is much the same as the year before – less money was made from video games software and hardware sales, but peripherals ...
Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has claimed its eighth week at the top of the UK charts.
Last month was a disappointing period for UK games stores as money generated from physical software sales dipped 34 per cent.
After taking 2016’s Christmas top spot, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare held No.1 for the remaining weeks of the year.
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 ...
167 games have been given the nod for Video Games Tax Relief in the year ending September 2016.
October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment.
The new Special Edition of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Skyrim has gone straight to No.2 in the UK Top 40 chart.