Entries in 'industry' (111)

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

MP Ed Vaizey hails UKIE after tax breaks success

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

Industry charity GamesAid is giving one generous soul the chance to win a PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:46AM in News
UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

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.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Develop's annual salary survey is back, and we need your help analysing the games industry job market in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 4:04PM in News

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Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

Yoshida says industry 'needs' Nintendo, should switch focus from core games market

President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has said that a healthy and successful Nintendo is vital to the overall video games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
30 Under 30 - 2013

30 Under 30 - 2013

They are the brightest minds and rising stars in games, retail, publishing, events, marketing PR and journalism.

on Oct 25th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Wargaming: Games industry should aim for $200bn annual revenue by 2016

Victor Kislyi of strategy developer Wargaming.net has spoken out on the game industry’s need for expansion, stating that the $75bn brought in annually isn’t nearly where it could be.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 26th 2013 at 7:30AM in News
Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

This year’s edition of Sourcebook, the essential guide to agencies and service companies working in games, technology and entertainment, is out now.

on Jul 26th 2013 at 9:46AM in News

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Peripherals industry 'near-impossible to penetrate,' says inventor

Peripherals industry 'near-impossible to penetrate,' says inventor

A designer working on a new racing game controller says the UK peripherals market is inaccessible to outsiders.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on May 29th 2013 at 1:52PM in News
Indian video games industry grew 16% in 2012

Indian video games industry grew 16% in 2012

The Indian games industry grew to Rs 15 billion ($277m) in 2012, recording a growth of 16% over the previous year, the Indian Media and Entertainment Industry Report 2013 has ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 17th 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Senior video games execs call for a more gay-friendly industry

Senior video games execs call for a more gay-friendly industry

Games representatives and social activists have called for an attitude of acceptance towards LGBT issues in the industry at an event in New York.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Mar 8th 2013 at 2:05PM in News
UK video games industry movie turns to crowdfunding for a second time

UK video games industry movie turns to crowdfunding for a second time

A film that hopes to tell the story of the UK video games industry has arrived on Kickstarter – the second time it has sought funding from crowdsourcing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2013 at 4:05PM in News

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UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

UK GAMES INDUSTRY SALARY SURVEY: What are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a decline in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 29th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
EA exec says perceptions of sexism in the games biz are a "cop-out"

EA exec says perceptions of sexism in the games biz are a "cop-out"

“It’s easy to blame men for not creating an attractive work environment – but I think that’s a cop-out. If we want more women to work in games, we have ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2013 at 9:55AM in News
2013: What industry leaders want to see

2013: What industry leaders want to see

MCV asks UK games industry experts about why 2013 will be much, much better than 2012.


Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 9th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
Introducing the GamesAid choir!

Introducing the GamesAid choir!

GamesAid’s latest fundraising venture has been revealed – a UK games industry choir.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2012 at 2:46PM in News

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EA shall fight on the beaches

EA shall fight on the beaches

Zynga isn’t the most popular kid in the games industry playground – that much is certain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Iwata: Smartphones and tablets have changed the industry

Iwata: Smartphones and tablets have changed the industry

Not content with admitting for the first time that 3D “ain’t all dat”, Nintendo boss Saturo Iwata has also confessed that smartphones and tablets HAVE changed the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2012 at 12:51PM in News
EA says NPD stats "totally irrelevant"; NPD defends itself

EA says NPD stats "totally irrelevant"; NPD defends itself

“It's an irrelevant measure on the industry. It's totally irrelevant. We don't even really look at it internally anymore.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2012 at 8:32AM in News
NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

NPD says total US games market was over $1bn in April

The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 10:15AM in News
Familiar names plot Indian games push

Familiar names plot Indian games push

The games industry’s biggest names are currently plotting a path into one of the fastest growing regions in the world of modern gaming.

on Apr 16th 2012 at 9:34AM in News
Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

Huge growth predicted for Indian games industry

The Indian games industry is expected to grow by 38 per cent to Rs 18 billion ($359m) in 2012 and to a staggering Rs 46 billion ($917m) by 2016.

on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 13th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 30th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
UK industry hopeful for reinvented GAME

UK industry hopeful for reinvented GAME

GAME must become a smaller, more dedicated specialist should it survive administration, says top games publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:24AM in News