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MP criticises lack of female representation in UK games development

MP criticises lack of female representation in UK games development

Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central Chi Onwurah has asked Parliament to address the lack of females employed in UK games development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Google: Our low tax bill is fine because we bring so much to the UK

Google: Our low tax bill is fine because we bring so much to the UK

The executive chairman of Google has argued that the company’s minute UK corporation tax bill is entirely justified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 3:05PM in News
Pink 3DS XL coming to UK

Pink 3DS XL coming to UK

Nintendo will release a pink version of its 3DS XL next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 11:17AM in News
Injustice: God Among Us is this week's No.1

Injustice: God Among Us is this week's No.1

Warner Bros’ new fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us is the new UK No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 8:58AM in News

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Apple's tablet market share tumbles 10% in UK

Apple's tablet market share tumbles 10% in UK

While the iPad may still be able to lay claim to dominion over the UK tablet market, the growing popularity of Android tablets has led to a ten per cent ...

by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 19th 2013 at 3:04PM in News
Razer to honour 90% discount code error

Razer to honour 90% discount code error

Peripherals company Razer is to honour orders placed via its website that used an erroneous 90 per cent discount code.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
First PS4 UK TV ads planned for Champions League final - report

First PS4 UK TV ads planned for Champions League final - report

Sony will use May’s Champions League final to kickstart its PS4 marketing drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
UK video games tax breaks in doubt as European Commission launches investigation

UK video games tax breaks in doubt as European Commission launches investigation

Having gained approval in the March 2012 Budget, plans for UK tax breaks for video games developers are now in doubt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 2:49PM in News

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Sony hints at sub-£400 PS4 launch price

Sony hints at sub-£400 PS4 launch price

PS4 could launch at a lower price than its predecessor the PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Say what you see - Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Cult TV quiz IP Catch Phrase is back thanks to hugely popular iOS app Classic Catch Phrase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
Three weeks at the top for BioShock: Infinite

Three weeks at the top for BioShock: Infinite

BioShock Infinite remains the boss of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
UK boxed game sales jump in March

UK boxed game sales jump in March

2.67m boxed games were sold last month in what was a decent March for retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 12th 2013 at 10:23AM in News

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Bethesda UK is moving offices

Bethesda UK is moving offices

The UK arm of Skyrim and Dishonored publisher Bethesda is moving offices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2013 at 3:29PM in News
TV quiz show based on Zynga's Draw Something coming to Channel 4

TV quiz show based on Zynga's Draw Something coming to Channel 4

A new quiz show based on Zynga’s Draw Something IP is to be aired in the UK on Channel 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
Online video giant Machinima expands to UK

Online video giant Machinima expands to UK

One of the most popular YouTube channels for games content is setting up a dedicated UK business.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 9th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
GameStop: PS4 demand will outstrip supply

GameStop: PS4 demand will outstrip supply

The PS4 will likely be hard to find on the High Street when it eventually arrives (hopefully) later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 4:05PM in News

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GAME to stock Ouya; Pre-orders now open at £99.99

GAME to stock Ouya; Pre-orders now open at £99.99

Upcoming Android console Ouya will be available to buy from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
Video games tax breaks delayed in the UK

Video games tax breaks delayed in the UK

Games tax relief will not be approved by April 1st as the UK awaits confirmation from Europe. 

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 20th 2013 at 3:09PM in News
George Galloway calls for UK Twitter ban

George Galloway calls for UK Twitter ban

MP George Galloway has filed an early day motion that calls for a ban on Twitter within the UK until the site opts to cooperate with local authorities.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 19th 2013 at 12:43PM in News
Konami plots ambitious European expansion as it opens Windsor office

Konami plots ambitious European expansion as it opens Windsor office

Konami says its new European office in Windsor will help it prepare for changes in the games market

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2013 at 9:39PM in News
Sony: We need more UK games retailers

Sony: We need more UK games retailers

The UK games industry needs to increase its retail base before the next gen consoles, says Sony.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2013 at 10:32AM in News
February sales plunge as blockbusters fail to shine

February sales plunge as blockbusters fail to shine

UK games execs were left scratching their heads last month after a string of big budget action games failed to lift games retail out of the gloom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2013 at 10:25AM in News
THE BIG INTERVIEW: Sony UK; Gara, Pannell and Coultate talk PlayStation

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Sony UK; Gara, Pannell and Coultate talk PlayStation

PS4 may be grabbing the headlines, but Sony still has big plans for PSN, PS Vita and PS3. UK MD Fergal Gara, marketing director Murray Pannell and commercial director Alex ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
SimCity launches smoothly in the UK; Amazon pulls digital game from sale in the US

SimCity launches smoothly in the UK; Amazon pulls digital game from sale in the US

After what has been a wretched start to life this week, SimCity has finally arrived in the UK – and everything’s fine!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2013 at 8:49AM in News
EA "aggressively undergoing server maintenance" to fix SimCity woes

EA "aggressively undergoing server maintenance" to fix SimCity woes

The clock is ticking ahead of the UK launch of SimCity at midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2013 at 9:23AM in News