Entries in 'UKIE' (83)

UK games market hits a record £4.19bn

UK games market hits a record £4.19bn

2015 was the biggest year in UK games industry history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

LEGO Marvel's Avengers soars to No.1

Warner Bros’ LEGO Marvel's Avengers has become the eighth LEGO video game to reach the top spot in the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 1st 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Call of Duty holds onto No.1 as Resident Evil Origins Collection debuts in sixth place

Call of Duty holds onto No.1 as Resident Evil Origins Collection debuts in sixth place

Activision’s Call of Duty hangs on to the top spot in the UK All Formats charts for a seventh consecutive week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Just under ten years ago, Boris Johnson said that computer games rot the brain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:28AM in News

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MCV/UKIE Market Valuation Presentation

MCV/UKIE Market Valuation Presentation

In Events Feb 11th 2016 in London

MCV and Ukie present their annual games market valuation for the fifth time. The breakfast event will take place at Ukie’s offices on February 11th at 9:30 am. 

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.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III starts 2016 on top in the UK

Call of Duty: Black Ops III starts 2016 on top in the UK

Activision’s Call of Duty starts 2016 as it ended 2015: in the No.1 spot in the All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 11th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Call of Duty Black Ops III claims fifth UK No.1

Call of Duty Black Ops III claims fifth UK No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops III has spent its fifth week in 2015 at the top of the UK All Formats charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2016 at 10:20AM in News

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FIFA 16 claims sixth UK No.1, Just Cause 3 debuts in fourth place

FIFA 16 claims sixth UK No.1, Just Cause 3 debuts in fourth place

EA’s football blockbuster FIFA 16 has claimed its sixth No.1 this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 7th 2015 at 9:44AM in News
'Digital data is key to the future success 
of the UK games business'

'Digital data is key to the future success of the UK games business'

UKIE CEO Dr Jo Twist reveals more details about how the trade body’s new digital data deals became a reality, and why this really matters

on Dec 3rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Minecraft continues to rule the App Store charts

Minecraft continues to rule the App Store charts

Minecraft dominates the iPad and iPhone paid charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
The charts are back - and this time they are digital

The charts are back - and this time they are digital

At last! The UK games industry has some digital download charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 claims UK charts crown with 2015's third-biggest launch

Fallout 4 has tripled the sales of its predecessor New Vegas, rocketing to number one in the UK retail rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
91% of Call of Duty Week One sales were on PS4 and Xbox One

91% of Call of Duty Week One sales were on PS4 and Xbox One

The latest entry in Activision’s Call of Duty series goes straight to the top of the UK boxed games charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
UKIE details how to boost UK games industry by £1bn

UKIE details how to boost UK games industry by £1bn

Games trade body UKIE has laid out a list of Government recommendations that would boost the industry by £1bn by 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:15AM in News
'Stop grey imports and retail street date breaks or risk chaos,' says ERA

'Stop grey imports and retail street date breaks or risk chaos,' says ERA

The Entertainment Retailers Association is reaching out to UKIE and calling on games publishers to help stop grey importing and street date breaks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:38AM in News

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Noirin Carmody named new UKIE Chair

Noirin Carmody named new UKIE Chair

Revolution Software COO and co-founder Noirin Carmody has been named UKIE Chair.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2015 at 9:17PM in News
Thank you, Andy! UK games execs share their thoughts on a man that helped shape an industry

Thank you, Andy! UK games execs share their thoughts on a man that helped shape an industry

Since 2004, Andy Payne has been leading the UK games industry at its trade body, UKIE.

on Sep 24th 2015 at 12:31PM in News
Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

UKIE’s 2015 member survey has found that four out of five UK video games businesses expect to experience growth in the next 18 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News
MCV publisher French to leave for UKIE/Film London project

MCV publisher French to leave for UKIE/Film London project

MCV publisher Michael French is to leave his post on September 18th for a new role with UKIE and Film London.

on Sep 4th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Digital data is essential, says UKIE

Digital data is essential, says UKIE

UK games industry trade body UKIE has joined the call for more sharing of digital and download sales figures.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
UKIE promotes Jenny Brammall

UKIE promotes Jenny Brammall

The UK trade body’s community and engagement assistant Jenny Brammall has been promoted.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy says it has already changed Moshi Monsters after breaching the Advertising Code.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

Four weeks after it first claimed the top spot, LEGO Jurassic Park is back to No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News