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Rovio has denied the report that its popular mobile franchise Angry Birds was utilized as a tool by government spy agencies, including the US National Security Agency and UK's Government ...
Angry Birds is the latest game to become embroiled in the international government spying scandal.
The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.
The right may be the path of the dark side, but it also appears to be adept at fast driving.
Microsoft has insisted it does not share customer data with governments, but the US government is preventing the platform holder from proving it.
Activision’s former UK boss Peter Hepworth has accepted a job with the Government.
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.