Entries in 'video games' (165)

Jo Twist stresses need for digital video games sales data

Jo Twist stresses need for digital video games sales data

MCV teamed up with UKIE last week to create an estimated value of the UK games market. But there
are still big holes in the industry’s knowledge – particularly ...

on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:51AM in News
BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC Radio has strengthened its focus on video games by promoting its Game On segment to the masses.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

Digital may be the industry’s biggest market, but consumers still prefer to buy games in a box.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Android fragmentation 'is an absolute nightmare'

Android fragmentation 'is an absolute nightmare'

The continued fragmentation of the Android market is an absolute nightmare for game developers and testing firms, QA experts have told Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2014 at 1:30PM in News

Advertisement

Housers join The Sunday Times Rich List

Housers join The Sunday Times Rich List

Rockstar’s Sam and Dan Houser are among the gaming newcomers in this year’s The Sunday Times Rich List.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m in 2013

UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m in 2013

Pre-owned game sales grew faster than new titles over Christmas, says data specialist Kantar Worldpanel.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 15th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
Games trading app Jiggster launches on Android

Games trading app Jiggster launches on Android

An app designed to allow folk to swap their physical games has gone live on the Google Play Marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
UK boxed game sales collapse as release schedule dries up

UK boxed game sales collapse as release schedule dries up

The UK games market plunged to its lowest figure all year last month as the number of new releases slowed dramatically.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2014 at 2:37PM in News

Advertisement

EA chasing Comcast streaming cable box gaming deal

EA chasing Comcast streaming cable box gaming deal

Cable boxes may soon be able to stream and play a range of EA titles in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 11:01AM in News
Lionsgate makes move into gaming

Lionsgate makes move into gaming

Hunger Games film company Lionsgate has announced that it will be opening a game division.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Marvel makes new quality pledge for video games output

Marvel makes new quality pledge for video games output

Fewer games that are better and are only released when they're ready – that's the message coming from Marvel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 9:03AM in News
Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Sword Art and Theatrhythm send handheld sales soaring in Japan

Both 3DS and Vita saw decent upturns in unit sales last week thanks to two big new Top Ten releases, the latest Japanese sales data from Famitsu reveals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

Advertisement

TIGA criticises PEGI ratings pricing

TIGA criticises PEGI ratings pricing

UK game industry trade body TIGA has criticised PEGI for its “punitive” pricing policy for game ratings that it claims is hurting small studios.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 30th 2014 at 11:44AM in News
THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

THE DAILY MAIL FILES: Paper links Leeds teacher stabbing to Dark Souls

UK paper The Daily Mail has inevitably linked the tragic stabbing of a Leeds schoolteacher to video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Star Wars games are no longer canon

Star Wars games are no longer canon

Any and all events ever depicted in every Star Wars game ever made is no longer to be considered canon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 4:24PM in News
Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Iwata: We shouldn't think entertainment = only video games

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stressed that Nintendo should no longer be thought of as just a video games company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:36PM in News

Advertisement

Is virtual a reality?

Is virtual a reality?

Over the history of games there have been technology advancements that happened before their time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:51PM in News
GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News
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
'Britain can lead the world in games development', says Osborne

'Britain can lead the world in games development', says Osborne

George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, praised the games industry at an event that marked the launch of the long-awaited tax breaks for video games development.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 4th 2014 at 2:42PM in News
Video game tax breaks cultural guidelines test detailed

Video game tax breaks cultural guidelines test detailed

Are you British enough? Or specifically, is your game British enough to qualify for tax breaks?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 2:07PM in News
No backdating for video games tax breaks

No backdating for video games tax breaks

The Treasury has now confirmed that developers will not be able to claim back games tax relief. The claiming period will officially begin from April 1st 2014.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
Chancellor: Games tax relief one of the most generous in the world

Chancellor: Games tax relief one of the most generous in the world

Conservative MP and UK Chancellor George Osborne has said that today’s confirmation of video games tax breaks will create new jobs in the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 3:03PM 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
EC approves UK video games tax breaks

EC approves UK video games tax breaks

Tax breaks for the UK video games industry are happening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:15PM in News