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Games tax relief will not be approved by April 1st as the UK awaits confirmation from Europe.
The glamour of web fads and video gaming is being put ahead of tangible technology that can be exported from the UK, Sir James Dyson has said.
The Conservative Party has launched a microsite explaining the reasons why it believes the UK video games industry is worthy of a tax break.
The Business Secretary Vince Cable has launched an investigation of the circumstances surrounding OpCapita’s acquisition of Comet and the chain’s subsequent collapse.
The UK government has unveiled details of the cultural test for video games tax relief in its draft legislation released today.
The UK Government has outlined its plans to train up the first generation of computer science teachers as it prepares to introduce the course to the curriculum.
The UK government has today opened the call for industry feedback on its imminent tax break for games economic policy.
The Government’s Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries wants a games console in his office.
The sudden and unexpected falling apart of 38 Studios put the state of Rhode Island in a crisis they’ve yet to resolve.
An investigation into overheating PlayStation Vitas has been launched by a Japanese government agency.
Bill Shorten MP has expressed his concern over the potential loss of 500 jobs from GAME Australia, but says he is 'hopeful' a buyer can be found.
Labour MP and long-term opponent of the games industry Keith Vaz has tabled his FIFTH early day motion about violent video games.
The government has admitted the way schools teach computing is flawed – now the UKIE-backed Next Gen Skills campaign wants games firms to help change the National Curriculum.
The UK Government has made public its response to the Livingstone-Hope Skills Review, which in February this year made recommendations to include computer science into the national curriculum.
The UK Government has amazingly admitted that it made no attempt to gather its own evidence when formulating its anti-piracy plans that were included in the controversial Digital Economy Bill.
UKIE had reported that further delays are holding back the introduction of PEGI as the standard age rating system in the UK.
Ferrari Challenge developer Eutechnyx will start publishing games after securing £1.8m in Government funding.
UK developer Eutechnyx has received a regional growth fund of £1.8m from the Government to fund an online racing game.
Well, it finally happened. Steve Jobs’ consumer electronic empire Apple now has more money to play with than the US treasury – the world’s biggest economy and lynchpin of the ...
Michael Gove MP has encouraged educators to experiment with using video games to help teach maths and science.
MPs have been in negotiations with Internet Service Providers and intellectual rights holders to create a system that would allow access to be blocked to certain websites.
Independent games retailers have urged the Government to make good on its promise to review the Channel Islands’ tax loophole.
The UK games industry is braced for another tense Budget report, as new indications suggest George Osborne could re-introduce games tax breaks into the finance bill.
The UK has a heritage in developing video games that we can be very proud of.