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Number of games getting UK tax relief more than doubles

Number of games getting UK tax relief more than doubles

167 games have been given the nod for Video Games Tax Relief in the year ending September 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 9:38AM in News
Skyrim Special Edition debuts at No.2, Titanfall goes straight to fourth place

Skyrim Special Edition debuts at No.2, Titanfall goes straight to fourth place

The new Special Edition of Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Skyrim has gone straight to No.2 in the UK Top 40 chart.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 31st 2016 at 9:50AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires policy and public affairs officer

Drake joins from the European Commission, Pocket Gamer appoints editor and Koch Media promotes UK PR manager.

on Oct 18th 2016 at 9:45AM in News

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FIFA No.1 for third week, Gears of War 4 debuts at No.2

FIFA No.1 for third week, Gears of War 4 debuts at No.2

13 new games launched this week in the UK Top 40, with FIFA 17 coming out on top once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 17th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
FIFA 17 still UK No.1, Mafia III debuts in second place

FIFA 17 still UK No.1, Mafia III debuts in second place

EA’s latest FIFA title has held onto the top spot in the UK charts for its second week on shelves.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 10th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Updated: FIFA 17 shoots to No.1 in the UK

Updated: FIFA 17 shoots to No.1 in the UK

Update: GfK has been in touch to set the record straight about FIFA 17's sales performance. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2016 at 9:50AM 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

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BioShock: The Collection claims second UK No.1

BioShock: The Collection claims second UK No.1

The PS4 and Xbox One BioShock compilation has claimed its second top spot in the UK All Formats charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 26th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
UKIE and Nesta launch the UK Games Industry Map

UKIE and Nesta launch the UK Games Industry Map

Trade body UKIE and data firm NESTA has launched its interactive map of the UK games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 3:50PM in News
BioShock: The Collection tops UK chart, PES 2017 debuts at No.2

BioShock: The Collection tops UK chart, PES 2017 debuts at No.2

2K Games had a big week at UK physical retail last week with two brand new titles in the Top 10.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 19th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

It was a big week for Blizzard with the publisher claiming two spots in the UK Top 10.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2016 at 10:19AM in retail

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Deus Ex Mankind Divided tops UK charts

Deus Ex Mankind Divided tops UK charts

Square Enix’s latest entry in the Deus Ex series has shot straight to No.1 in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 30th 2016 at 12:16PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE hires new business development executive

Rice replaces Jenny Brammall, PocketGamer.biz hires new editor and account exec Regan leaves Indigo Pearl.

on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
F1 2016 races straight to No.1, No Man's Sky lands in second place

F1 2016 races straight to No.1, No Man's Sky lands in second place

Codemasters’ F1 2016 has finished in pole position in its first week on shelves.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 22nd 2016 at 10:05AM in News
No Man's Sky claims No.1, is Sony's second biggest PS4 launch

No Man's Sky claims No.1, is Sony's second biggest PS4 launch

Wildly ambitious indie title No Man’s Sky has shot straight to the top of the boxed UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 15th 2016 at 9:42AM in News

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UK boxed video games market suffers worst month on record

UK boxed video games market suffers worst month on record

In a month where Pokémon Go dominated the media, sales of boxed video games plunged to an all-time low.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2016 at 10:33AM in News
LEGO Star Wars manages fifth week at head of the UK charts

LEGO Star Wars manages fifth week at head of the UK charts

Warner Bros’ latest LEGO title, The Force Awakens, has claimed its fifth consecutive No.1 since launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 1st 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Pokémon Go misses out on UK mobile top spots in first week of release

Pokémon Go misses out on UK mobile top spots in first week of release

Despite all of the hype surrounding Niantic’s latest mobile title, Pokémon was neither the most downloaded free game nor the highest-grossing iPhone release for the week ending July 17th.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:06AM in News
LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens holds fourth consecutive UK No.1

LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens holds fourth consecutive UK No.1

Warner Bros’ latest LEGO game is just one week from equalling the franchise’s record for top spots in the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
UKIE's UK Game of the Show returns for Gamescom 2016

UKIE's UK Game of the Show returns for Gamescom 2016

The award highlighting the best UK title at Gamescom is returning for its fourth year.

on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:18PM in News
LEGO Star Wars tops charts for third week running

LEGO Star Wars tops charts for third week running

For the third week in a row, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens claims the top spot in the UK charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
LEGO Star Wars No.1 in UK for second week

LEGO Star Wars No.1 in UK for second week

Warner Bros’ latest LEGO Star Wars title takes the top spot for the second week running.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 11th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Opinion: We are leaving the EU - so now what?

Opinion: We are leaving the EU - so now what?

UKIE boss Dr Jo Twist talks about the uncertainty that Brexit presents UK games businesses, the questions that need answering, and what we can do in the mean time

on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:08AM in News