Entries in 'Brexit' (29)

Riot blames Brexit for UK League of Legends price hikes

Riot blames Brexit for UK League of Legends price hikes

UK League of Legends players face a currency price hike thanks to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
Opinion: Stefano Petrullo discusses E3 2017 and the impact of Brexit

Opinion: Stefano Petrullo discusses E3 2017 and the impact of Brexit

Welcome to E3, Los Angeles, and the biggest video games trade show in the world! In truth, I’m penning this piece not while basking in the hot, Californian sun, ...

on Jun 9th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Ukie tries to reassure industry after shock election result

Ukie tries to reassure industry after shock election result

Will Theresa May quit? Will the Brexit pause button be pressed? Where did Lord Buckethead get that lovely helmet?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Opinion: 'Homegrown has to be the future' says Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman

Opinion: 'Homegrown has to be the future' says Women in Games CEO Marie-Claire Isaaman

Brexit means Brexit. That’s the mantra endlessly repeated by Government. And whatever your opinion, barring an electoral upset of unimaginable proportions next month, the UK will be exiting the EU ...

on May 25th 2017 at 10:00AM in News

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Ukie outlines its 2017 manifesto

Ukie outlines its 2017 manifesto

UK video games trade body Ukie has listed the ways in which it hopes the government will pledge to support our industry going forwards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 10:52AM in News
Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

Brexit is forcing 40% of games companies to consider relocation

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.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2017 at 10:28AM in News
UK Hearthstone prices to soar next week

UK Hearthstone prices to soar next week

Blizzard has confirmed that the price of cards packs for Hearthstone is to increase from March 22nd, and the UK in particular is in for a rough time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2017 at 10:19AM in News
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Ukie launches new State of Play report outlining games industry priorities in face of Brexit

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 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 8th 2017 at 12:43PM in News

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MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 15th 2016 at 12:00PM 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
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Microsoft is raising prices in the UK thanks to Brexit

Microsoft has announced that it will be raising the prices of its business software and cloud services in the UK as a result of Brexit.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 25th 2016 at 12:52PM in News
PlayStack: 'The games industry is well equipped to survive Brexit'

PlayStack: 'The games industry is well equipped to survive Brexit'

Industry veteran Harvey Elliott believes the UK games business can thrive during Brexit as it ‘always changes’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:26AM in News

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Brexit is simulated in Football Manager 17

One of the new features in Football Manager 17 is Brexit, which can make life unbelievably hard if you are unlucky.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 19th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
CCP's Hilmar Veigar Pétursson explains the company's London move

CCP's Hilmar Veigar Pétursson explains the company's London move

The UK games industry can be contrary at the best of times and right now, in the face of Brexit uncertainty, it’s contradicting even the most optimistic of analysts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 21st 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Eve Online makers CCP and Six developer Gram Games open new UK offices

Eve Online makers CCP and Six developer Gram Games open new UK offices

Yet another major games company is opening a development studio in London.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2016 at 10:25AM in News

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Sega Europe boss concerned by Brexit result

Sega Europe boss concerned by Brexit result

Brexit has ‘definitely caused issues’, says Sega’s European boss Jurgen Post.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
iPhone 7 announced, complete with post-Brexit price hike

iPhone 7 announced, complete with post-Brexit price hike

Apple last night lifted the lid on both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 2:55PM in News
Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Microsoft 'optimistic' about British games development despite Brexit

Xbox is ‘really optimistic’ about the future of UK games development, despite the recent Brexit result.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:12AM in News
Now PC manufacturers warn of Brexit price rises

Now PC manufacturers warn of Brexit price rises

A number of the leading PC manufacturers have said that prices may have to increase to offset the sharp decreases being suffered by the post-Brexit pound.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 2:56PM in News
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
Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Brexit will be ‘totally irrelevant’ when it comes to UK games investment, insist leading venture capitalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Nintendo says Brexit could force UK rethink

Nintendo says Brexit could force UK rethink

Will the UK ever actually leave the EU? Who knows, but what is certain is that the Leave vote continues to cause ripples throughout all markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
OnePlus 3 price increased due to Brexit pound slump

OnePlus 3 price increased due to Brexit pound slump

Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has said that it is increasing the price of its upcoming OnePlus 3 as a result of the pound’s plummeting post-Brexit value.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 2:12PM in News
'Brexit' usurps 'Trump' as most common disease name in Plague Inc

'Brexit' usurps 'Trump' as most common disease name in Plague Inc

‘Brexit is the most popular disease name in Ndemic Creation’s Plague Inc at the moment.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:35PM in News