Entries in 'UKIE' (92)

Noirin Carmody named new UKIE Chair

Noirin Carmody named new UKIE Chair

Revolution Software COO and co-founder Noirin Carmody has been named UKIE Chair.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2015 at 9:17PM in News
Thank you, Andy! UK games execs share their thoughts on a man that helped shape an industry

Thank you, Andy! UK games execs share their thoughts on a man that helped shape an industry

Since 2004, Andy Payne has been leading the UK games industry at its trade body, UKIE.

on Sep 24th 2015 at 12:31PM in News
Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

Four out of five UK games businesses expect near-term growth

UKIE’s 2015 member survey has found that four out of five UK video games businesses expect to experience growth in the next 18 months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News
MCV publisher French to leave for UKIE/Film London project

MCV publisher French to leave for UKIE/Film London project

MCV publisher Michael French is to leave his post on September 18th for a new role with UKIE and Film London.

on Sep 4th 2015 at 9:54AM in News

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Digital data is essential, says UKIE

Digital data is essential, says UKIE

UK games industry trade body UKIE has joined the call for more sharing of digital and download sales figures.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
UKIE promotes Jenny Brammall

UKIE promotes Jenny Brammall

The UK trade body’s community and engagement assistant Jenny Brammall has been promoted.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy has 'made changes' to Moshi Monsters following ASA ruling

Mind Candy says it has already changed Moshi Monsters after breaching the Advertising Code.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

LEGO Jurassic Park retakes No.1 spot, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour falls to fourth place

Four weeks after it first claimed the top spot, LEGO Jurassic Park is back to No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News

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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour scores a UK chart hole in one, first PGA game No.1 since 2008

After seven years of bogies, Rory McIlroy has helped 2015’s instalment in the PGA Tour series straight to the UK retail chart top spot.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Batman Arkham Knight outsells The Witcher 3, biggest launch of 2015 so far

Holy sales, Batman! Arkham Knight has beaten The Witcher 3 to become this year’s biggest launch to date.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 29th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
UK is named partner country for Gamescom

UK is named partner country for Gamescom

The UK is once again the official partner country for Gamescom 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

The Elder Scrolls Online is the second biggest launch of the year to date

Bethesda is top of the charts for the first time in over a year with The Elder Scrolls Online.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 10:18AM in News

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Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

Peter Molyneux to speak at Guildford G3 games expo in July

A free networking expo will take place next month, aiming to showcase the games talent in and around Guildford.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
G3 Futures: Galvanising the Guildford Games Industry

G3 Futures: Galvanising the Guildford Games Industry

In Events Jul 1st 2015 - Jul 1st 2015 in Guildford

G3: Galvanizing Guildford Games is a free networking expo that will showcase the games industry in and around Guildford.

King's Rob Miller and EA's Shaun Campbell join UKIE Board

King's Rob Miller and EA's Shaun Campbell join UKIE Board

Trade body UKIE has made some new additions to its Board of directors.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 27th 2015 at 2:24PM in News
UKIE celebrates budget's promise of increased games industry support

UKIE celebrates budget's promise of increased games industry support

UK Chancellor George Osborne has in today’s budget promised increased tax credit support for the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 2:48PM in News

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PEGI launches on Google Play

PEGI launches on Google Play

PEGI age ratings will now be displayed on games sold on the Google Play store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Opinion: Games are under-represented in official statistics, but we can fix it

Opinion: Games are under-represented in official statistics, but we can fix it

Last week’s MCV and UKIE figures valuing the market for games in the UK showed a growth once more in consumer hunger for games. 

on Feb 27th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
UKIE teams with Mayor of London for skills investigation

UKIE teams with Mayor of London for skills investigation

UKIE is about to embark on a significant research project into London's digital skills needs – an initiative that will be funded by the Mayor of London's London Enterprise Panel.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 11:46AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman Arkham Knight, No Man's Sky, Star Wars, James Bond and Coldplay to boost UK economy in 2015

Batman: Arkham Knight, No Man’s Sky, Fable Legends, Total War: Attila and Tearaway Unfolded have been named alongside Star War, Avengers, James Bond, Downton Abbey, Coldplay and Rita Ora as ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 14th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Call of Duty, GTA and FIFA retain UK retail top spots in first week of 2015

Call of Duty, GTA and FIFA retain UK retail top spots in first week of 2015

Three of 2014’s biggest games have held their UK retail podium positions as we kick off the New Year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 5th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Trade bodies want further action from Chancellor George Osborne

Trade bodies want further action from Chancellor George Osborne

The UK games industry's trade bodies have both responded Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement to members of Parliament, each suggesting further action that could benefit the games industry.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 4th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
UKIE calls for more Government investment in the games industry

UKIE calls for more Government investment in the games industry

UKIE has outlined a four-point proposal for more Government funding for the UK games industry. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has held off competition from The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to stay top of the UK charts for another week running.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
FIFA 15 stays No.1 for third week in UK chart as Alien: Isolation sneaks into second

FIFA 15 stays No.1 for third week in UK chart as Alien: Isolation sneaks into second

FIFA 15 has remained the UK's biggest-selling game for a third week running, despite competition from Alien: Isolation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:32AM in News