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Ian Livingstone tells Sumo Digital’s great British success story

Ian Livingstone is a man with many titles. He’s co-creator of Fighting Fantasy, co-founder of Games Workshop, GamesAid trustee, life president of Eidos, vice chair of Ukie, and many more, lots more than we have space to list here at least.  But as we meet, he’s here as the chairman …

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Do we need a British Games Institute?

In the last few years, video games have come a long way in terms of working with government. Thanks to the tireless work of certain members of our industry, UK video games have received tax relief (VGTR) since 2014. And thanks to the Livingstone-Hope report, we now have coding on …

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Livingstone and Gibson call for UK government to create British Games Institute

Some of the biggest names in the UK games industry have called for a new organisation, founded with government money, to fund UK games production, culture and education. Industry veteran Ian Livingstone and investment consultant Rick Gibson have announced their blueprint for a new body called the British Games Institute. …

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Payne, Livingstone and Yusuf named GamesAid patrons

Andy Payne, Ian Livingstone and Imran Yusuf are the first three patrons of GamesAid. The trio were voted in by the trustees and will represent the games industry charity within the games community. When we set up GamesAid back in 2007, we never realised it would raise over 2m to …

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Livingstone’s bold vision for game-based learning

By his own standards, the past few years have been quiet for Ian Livingstone. The man who founded Games Workshop, co-authored the Fighting Fantasy series and launched Tomb Raider, has spent the last five years transforming the UK games market. He was instrumental in introducing the Games Tax Relief, and …

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Ian Livingstone is opening two schools

Industry veteran Ian Livingstone is opening two academies in Tower Hamlets and Bournemouth. The Livingstone Academies will provide 3,000 students a ‘rigorous education’ based in the STEAM subjects. That’s science, technology, engineering, arts and maths. These institutions will be opening under the Aspirations Academy Trust. As a part of the …

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