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Eve Online makers CCP and Six developer Gram Games open new UK offices

Yet another major games company is opening a development studio in London. CCP has joined Endemol and Gram Games by launching a new outfit in the English capital. The Eve Online maker is also moving its senior management team to the city. However, CCP CEO Hilmar Veigar Ptursson says its …

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Sega Europe boss concerned by Brexit result

Brexit has ‘definitely caused issues’, says Sega’s European boss Jurgen Post. Sega is a major investor in Britain. It owns three UK studios and its European operations are based here. Post says the major concern is with its high number of European staff, and whether it will be able to …

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iPhone 7 announced, complete with post-Brexit price hike

Apple last night lifted the lid on both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. However, UK consumers must face the stark reality that in this post-Brexit referendum result Britain, the device is going to be a lot more expensive than its predecessor. The 32GB iPhone 7, for instance, …

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Microsoft ‘optimistic’ about British games development despite Brexit

Xbox is ‘really optimistic’ about the future of UK games development, despite the recent Brexit result. Microsoft remains one of the biggest investors in UK games development, even after the closure of its Lionhead studio earlier in the year. It owns Rare in Twycross and Lift in London, while it …

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Now PC manufacturers warn of Brexit price rises

A number of the leading PC manufacturers have said that prices may have to increase to offset the sharp decreases being suffered by the post-Brexit pound. PC Gamer reports that Dell was the first to act, saying that it was to raise prices by ten per cent in the UK. …

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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 …

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