Entries in 'UKIE' (117)

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
Gamescom London press roadshow dated

Gamescom London press roadshow dated

Organiser Koelnmesse is hosting its pre-Gamescom 2014 press meet at UKIE's London office.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 4th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

UK video games tax breaks - who qualifies?

At long, long last UK video games tax breaks are upon us, but who is it precisely that qualifies?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:51PM in News
Jo Twist: "We are on our way to making the UK the best place to make and sell games"

Jo Twist: "We are on our way to making the UK the best place to make and sell games"

The journey to finally get the tax production credits scheme in place for the games industry has been a long and sometimes rocky one.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:48PM in News

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"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

"Today we celebrate, tomorrow we prove we're worth it" - games developers react to Tax Breaks

The biggest names in UK games development have told MCV that they’re overjoyed that the European Commission has rubberstamped tax breaks for UK studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

No games tax breaks in budget, but UKIE remains optimistic

The UK’s video games industry trade body says that tax breaks for video games developers remain a realistic hope.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
UKIE promotes Dan Wood to COO

UKIE promotes Dan Wood to COO

UK trade body UKIE has named Dan Wood its new COO.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 6th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
Read our exclusive interview with new OnLive boss Mark Jung in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with new OnLive boss Mark Jung in the latest MCV

With a new-look management team and two new business models, we find out why OnLive says it's ready to win over gamers.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 6th 2014 at 2:27PM in News

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UK PC games market smashes through £500m sales barrier

UK PC games market smashes through £500m sales barrier

UK consumers spent half a billion pounds on PC games last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE has responded to the Office of Fair Trading’s principles for online and app-based games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:17AM 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
FIFA rules New Year and Christmas charts

FIFA rules New Year and Christmas charts

The FIFA 14 comeback is complete, as EA's football title is Christmas and New Year No.1.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 30th 2013 at 5:20PM in News

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Read how the PC is now the UK's fastest selling games platform in this week's MCV

Read how the PC is now the UK's fastest selling games platform in this week's MCV

This week's issue of MCV features UKIE's latest PC download data, along with a look back at the history of Call of Duty.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 1st 2013 at 11:20AM in News
Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

UKIE's digital charts project has taken huge strides this year, with more data than ever so that we now have a semi-accurate picture of the UK PC download market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga is uninterested in talk of a merger with fellow UK game industry trade body UKIE, a spokesman has told Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 4th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst 'tabloid sensationalism'

UK trade body UKIE and age ratings firm PEGI has rejected criticism that it’s not doing enough to prevent children getting its hands on adult video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:48AM in News

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Ella Romanos, Simon Barratt win seats on UKIE board

Ella Romanos, Simon Barratt win seats on UKIE board

Nine UK game developers and publishers have won seats on the UKIE board following recent elections.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

Industry trade body UKIE said it would like to explore a closer relationship with its counterpart Tiga at its Annual General Meeting today.
 
There have been numerous calls from ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:43PM in News
"It's time to stop pointing fingers at games"

"It's time to stop pointing fingers at games"

Games industry representative and trade body UKIE has hit back at The Mirror's headline blaming Call of Duty for a US Navy base massacre.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2013 at 2:02PM in News
Payday 2 knocks Minecraft from No.1

Payday 2 knocks Minecraft from No.1

The team at 505 Games will be celebrating this week as its tactical shooter Payday 2 has topped the charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Third week at the top for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Third week at the top for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

The retail version of Minecraft for Xbox 360 has topped the UK charts for a third week running.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
The biggest names in UK games development revealed

The biggest names in UK games development revealed

A comprehensive guide to the top 100 developers in the UK is available to view right now.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:58PM in News
Now London Games Festival is a 2013 no-show, too

Now London Games Festival is a 2013 no-show, too

The London Games Festival will not take place this year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
New UKIE office opens next week

New UKIE office opens next week

Trade body UKIE will open its new London HQ on Monday – and games companies are welcome to use it themselves.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2013 at 10:46AM in News
UK trade bodies call time on Edinburgh Interactive Festival

UK trade bodies call time on Edinburgh Interactive Festival

UKIE and TIGA have confirmed that Edinburgh Interactive Festival will not take place this year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:59AM in News