Entries in 'uk games industry' (12)

Ukie, TIGA and 'BGI' comment on £23.7m Creative Industries Review funding plan

Ukie, TIGA and 'BGI' comment on £23.7m Creative Industries Review funding plan

Friday's Independent Review of the Creative Industries - commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport - was strongly in support of greater government funding for the games ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 3:27PM in News
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'Government should invest £23.7 million over five years' in games says Creative Industries report

Today saw the publishing of the much-awaited Independent Review of the Creative Industries (IRCI), which the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) commissioned out of the Industrial Strategy ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 11:40AM in News
£73m of video game tax relief paid out in 2016-17

£73m of video game tax relief paid out in 2016-17

£73m in video games tax relief (VGTR) was paid out in the 2016-17 financial year, representing an increase of 60 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest figures from HMRC ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 20th 2017 at 12:39PM in News

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UK games industry worth a record £4.33bn in 2016

UK games trade body Ukie has announced that the value of the UK consumer games market reached a record £4.33bn in 2016, showing a growth of 1.2 per cent from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Mar 16th 2017 at 12:24PM in News
Livingstone and Gibson call for UK government to create British Games Institute

Livingstone and Gibson call for UK government to create British Games Institute

Some of the biggest names in the UK games industry have called for a new organisation, founded with government money, to fund UK games production, culture and education.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 5:29PM in News
UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

UKIE prompts industry to register on its UK Games Map

Data firm Nesta and trade body UKIE have partnered to create a UK industry interactive map, and are now encouraging games firms to contribute to its development.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 30th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Brexit will be ‘totally irrelevant’ when it comes to UK games investment, insist leading venture capitalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Happy birthday Sonic: UK games industry execs share their best memories

Happy birthday Sonic: UK games industry execs share their best memories

As the speedy hedgehog reaches quarter of a century old, UK games retailers, publishers, media and developers reminisce about their favourite Sonic games and moments.

on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

'UK games development is as strong as ever, despite closures'

The UK games development sector is stronger than ever, despite the collapse of three major studios, say leading experts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 8th 2016 at 10:11AM in News
Over 1,300 new UK stores sold video games in 2015

Over 1,300 new UK stores sold video games in 2015

The number of physical stores selling video games jumped up in 2015.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 14th 2016 at 11:51AM in News
Curve Digital and Kuju merge to form 'major new British publisher'

Curve Digital and Kuju merge to form 'major new British publisher'

Kuju owner The Catalis Group has acquired UK indie publisher and developer Curve Digital.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 7th 2016 at 8:30AM in News