Entries in 'UKIE' (41)

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
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

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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
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

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"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

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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
UKIE's E3 digital charts mission

UKIE's E3 digital charts mission

As everyone gathers together for what promises to be the biggest E3 for years, the industry seems to remain in its constant state of disruption. Of course that’s what makes ...

on Jun 8th 2013 at 6:17PM in News