The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week’s MCV

After the UK has voted to leave the EU, we have spoken to members of the UK games industry to see what happens next.

After two weeks of uncertainty, leading venture capitalists insist that Brexit will be ‘totally irrelevant’ when it comes to UK games investment.

UKIE boss Dr Jo Twist also speaks up about Brexit in this week’s MCV, discussing the questions that need answering.

Elsewhere, European boss Alain Corre discusses Ubisoft’s strongest slate of games ever put together, with Steep, Watch Dogs 2, South Park, as well as the Assassin’s Creed movie.

We also speak to Techland’s global marketing boss Pawel Kopinski about how the success of Dying Light has affected the developer and about its new publishing arm.

The full contents of this week’s issue are below. The digital edition can bereadhere.

  • NEWS: OlliOlli studio Roll7 signs with 505 Games for new ‘much bigger’ project
  • INSIGHT: UKIE’s Jo Twist – We are leaving the European Union, so now what?
  • INSIGHT: Euromonitor International’s research analyst Sander De Boer discusses how mobile and internet penetration has changed video game demographics around the world
  • INTERVIEW: EMEA boss Alain Corre talks about Ubisoft’s biggest year ever
  • INTERVIEW: Techland’s Pawel Kopinski about what comes next for the Dying Light developer
  • VIDEO GAMES EVENTS: We talk to Multiplay, Gamer Network and Endemol about the new golden age for games shows
  • INTERVIEW: CEO Lars Wingefors talks about Nordic Games’ latest round of IP purchases
  • INDIE INTERVIEW: Developer Splendy discusses The Bunker and the use of live action video
  • PLUS! nDreams bolsters its teams, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens tops the UK weekly charts, Julian Slater from Bits ‘n’ Pieces talks about the challenge of summer time, and Overwatch’s merchandise range

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