Entries in 'elspa' (153)
The official figures from GfK-ChartTrack are in - and the UK games market's total value for 2009 was down on 2008, but the sector still managed to generate billions in ...
ELSPA has spoken of its disappointment over the lack of a games tax credit in the Government's pre-budget reoprt today - but defended the state's understanding of the games industry.
ELSPA has vowed to “throw the book” at individuals that pirate games software and sell it to consumers this Q4.
Trade body ELSPA has praised the commitment pledged by the Conservative party’s Shadow Culture Minister Ed Vaizey at last night's London Games Conference to explore ways to help the UK ...
Video games body ELSPA has cemented its board line-up for the 12 months ahead, with some new faces joining the industry’s most established faces at the recent AGM.
ELSPA has told MCV that its visits to the annual conferences of the UK’s three biggest political parties is “a litmus test on how far the industry has come”.
Companies from a variety of sectors, including online retailer Zavvi.com (now part of The Hut group) and digital distributor Direct2Drive, have stepped forward as platinum sponsors of forthcoming premier digital ...
ELSPA’s fight to have PEGI instated by law has been singled out by a prominent Labour MP as one of the ‘greatest lobbying campaigns of all time’.
Russia is set to officially swear in its first video games trade association.
ELSPA has reassured the trade that the PEGI ratings system’s ascent to become law is still on track – despite the discovery that current age classification is legally unenforceable.
The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association has called on the Government to close the ‘loophole’ left open by the current Video Recordings Act ‘as soon as possible’.
Shadow Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has recommended that industry trade bodies TIGA and ELSPA merge – to form ‘The Video Games Association’.
The UK publishing community has called for an official downloads sales chart, headed up by GfK-ChartTrack.
ELSPA wants to take advantage of its strengthened relationship with the Government to get more important issues for the industry discussed in Parliament.
Director General of ELSPA Michael Rawlinson today called on the Government to encourage more young people into science and maths degrees to maintain Britain’s leading position in the digital economy. ...
ELSPA and GfK-ChartTrack have this morning released UK video game sales results for the first half of 2009
ELSPA has issued a statement in response to the letter published by the DCMS today looking back at the games-relevant parts of the Digital Britain report.
The UK's Department for Media, Culture and Sport has today put out a call to the games industry to provide evidence for a culturally based tax break for the UK ...
The UK video games market weekly value has held firm after falling 14 per cent over the past two weeks.
ELSPA has quashed any suggestion that the PEGI classification model will be ‘weaker’ than the BBFC regime – warning publishers they risk bankruptcy if they try to cheat the system.
The UK video games market weekly value has dipped once again, down five per cent when compared to the week before.
Tanya Byron today gave the thumbs up to the Government's recommendations on video game classification.