Entries in 'UKIE' (117)

UKIE calls for video game ambassadors scheme

UKIE calls for video game ambassadors scheme

Trade body UKIE wants members of the games industry to become role models to young people and encourage them to start a career in games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
UK digital charts: what’s the hold up?

UK digital charts: what’s the hold up?

The industry must unite and start sharing data if we’re ever going to get a digital download chart.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2011 at 8:08AM in News
UKIE 'deeply disappointed' Tiga ruled out merger

UKIE 'deeply disappointed' Tiga ruled out merger

UK games industry trade association UKIE says it is disappointed developers organisation Tiga rejected proposals to merge the two bodies.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 3rd 2011 at 10:42AM in News
UKIE calls for PC download chart support

UKIE calls for PC download chart support

Trade association UKIE has called on publishers to sign-up to its download chart for PC games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2011 at 4:52PM in News

Advertisement

UK CHARTS: Killzone 3 outguns Bulletstorm to No.1

UK CHARTS: Killzone 3 outguns Bulletstorm to No.1

Killzone 3 has debuted at No.1 in the Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2011 at 9:47AM in News
Tiga: We do not see the value of a merger

Tiga: We do not see the value of a merger

It has emerged this afternoon that despite repeated calls for a union between the UK's two video games trade bodies, developer organisation Tiga has outright abandoned any chance of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
Proposed Tiga UKIE merger is off

Proposed Tiga UKIE merger is off

Negotiations for a merger between Britain’s two biggest game trade bodies have broken down, Develop can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2011 at 11:35AM in News
OPINION: Supporting Britain's game creators

OPINION: Supporting Britain's game creators

The UK has a heritage in developing video games that we can be very proud of.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2011 at 12:26PM in News

Advertisement

Tax break indecision disappoints UKIE

Tax break indecision disappoints UKIE

Trade association UKIE has said it is ‘disappointed with indecision’ on the issue of games tax breaks in a newly-published report by Scottish Affairs Select Committee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
OPINION: We all win if trade bodies merge

OPINION: We all win if trade bodies merge

Only the other day I joked to one of the leaders of our two trade associations that we were due the yearly, previously silly, ‘Why don’t you guys merge?’ questioning ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 10:23AM in News
UKIE and Tiga set for talks

UKIE and Tiga set for talks

The two UK games industry trade bodies are to start exploring common ground, MCV understands.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 3rd 2011 at 11:55AM in News
UKIE concerned over DEA review

UKIE concerned over DEA review

Video games trade body UKIE has expressed its concern about the government's decision to re-evaluate the potential website blocking powers that would be granted to ISPs as part of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2011 at 11:12AM in News

Advertisement

UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

UKIE welcomes Livingstone-Hope review

Official UK video games trade body UKIE has welcomed the recommendations of today's Livingstone-Hope skills review.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 1:14PM in News
Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Livingstone: A united industry makes sense

Following the surprise recommendation of a possible strategic alliance between UK games trade bodies UKIE and TIGA in today's Livingstone-Hope skills review, report author Ian Livingstone has espouse the virtues ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 12:52PM in News
UK's trade bodies 'must be united'

UK's trade bodies 'must be united'

As part of its wide-reaching video games education review being revealed today, the Livingstone-Hope report has called for closer ties to be forged between the UK's two main video games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 11:23AM in News
PEGI plans postponed until September

PEGI plans postponed until September

Confusion over whether games featuring video content still need a BBFC logo has temporarily derailed the implementation of PEGI.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 26th 2011 at 5:09PM in News

Advertisement

UKIE: Piracy cost £1.5bn in 2010

UKIE: Piracy cost £1.5bn in 2010

UKIE has reported that pirated video games may have cost the industry around £1.5bn in sales last year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2011 at 11:14AM in News
DCMS takes sole charge of games

DCMS takes sole charge of games

The Government’s Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) will now be solely responsible for the games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 18th 2011 at 5:09PM in News
Call of Duty takes 2010 UK crown

Call of Duty takes 2010 UK crown

Call of Duty: Black Ops is the UK's biggest selling game of the year, according to Gfk Chart-Track.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2011 at 12:42PM in News
UKIE: A year to remember

UKIE: A year to remember

2010 will be remembered as a tough but successful year for the video game industry. It was the year that saw casual and online games played through social networks emerge ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2010 at 1:00PM in News
UKIE criticises Panorama show

UKIE criticises Panorama show

The UK games industry has dismissed BBC’s Panorama report on games addiction for ‘failing’ to progress the debate.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 10th 2010 at 1:56PM in News
Panorama claims games 'trick' players

Panorama claims games 'trick' players

BBC's suspicion-raising Panorama documentary on games addiction doesn't air until Monday night - but details of the broadcast are already leaking out.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 6th 2010 at 12:39AM in News
UKIE ready for Panorama

UKIE ready for Panorama

Ahead of Panorama’s ‘Addicted to Games?’ broadcast next Monday, video games trade body UKIE has highlighted the lack of any scientific evidence linking video games to addiction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2010 at 3:12PM in News
NESTA fronts new publishing coalition

NESTA fronts new publishing coalition

A consortium of eight UK studios will band together under with a mission to build their own publishing business, in a new scheme backed by key trade associations and the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 1:55PM in News
UKIE: UK boom means 1 in 3 is now a gamer

UKIE: UK boom means 1 in 3 is now a gamer

Last week was the biggest-grossing week ever for the UK games market - with £113.8m made in seven days.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 15th 2010 at 10:23AM in News