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The UK government has issued a statement regarding its pivotal decision to incorporate a tax break system into the UK game industry.
Standout creatives from the British game industry are to be recognised during a new awards event backed by the three key party leaders.
Members of Parliament will take part in a Q&A session to discuss the state of the games industry on March 29th.
Nintendo UK is ramping up its support for the Government’s Change4Life campaign with a new month-long advertising initiative.
The Liberal Democrats have proposed an amendment to the Digital Economy Bill that will grant government the power to block websites that offer users the chance to illegally download copyrighted ...
The Government’s apparent backing down over plans to cut off the internet connection of those found guilty of file-sharing copyrighted material has been dismissed by campaign body Open Rights Groups.
In a lengthy response to a petition calling for Government to abandon Business Secretary Peter Mandelson’s plans to disconnect the internet connections of file-sharers, Number 10 has seemingly confirmed that ...
As government increases its efforts in embracing to modern technological world a new video game called MP For A Week has gone live on Parliament.uk – and trade body ELSPA ...
New York State authorities are currently testing a system that would send emergency broadcasts over online gaming networks.
The UK Government has detailed its plans to combat piracy as a part of its Digital Economy Bill.
ELSPA has welcomed the decision by the Department of Health to endorse Nintendo's Wii Fit Plus – making the first game to be allowed to use the NHS’s Change4Life logo ...
The Government is to create an all-new ‘video games committee’ – in which cross-departmental representatives will be tasked with considering changes in policy to help the industry.
Further evidence that the UK government is listening to its games industry emerged earlier today, with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport asking the industry to provide evidence ...
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.
A number of the most senior figures in the UK video games industry have responded to the government’s move to grant PEGI the sole power of video games classification.
Tiga CEO Richard Wilson has told Develop that Westminster is once again taking “narrow-minded” measures, following reports of new funding initiatives for the creative industries.
The Conservative Party’s Creative Industries Task Force, which examines ways in which the Government can ensure the UK remains a leader in video game development, has asked MCV’s readership to ...
David Gosen, the current vice president of marketing for EMEA Xbox and former head of Nintendo Europe, has admitted that he believes the games industry doesn’t get the recognition or ...
Numerous development studios in the UK may soon be eligible for a proposed bank funding scheme set up for start-up and high-risk businesses.