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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 around digital. UKIE CEO Dr Jo Twist writes for MCV to discuss the need for a digital sales chart… As an …

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Jo Twist: "We are on our way to making the UK the best place to make and sell games"

The journey to finally get the tax production credits scheme in place for the games industry has been a long and sometimes rocky one. But this week, the industry had confirmation from the European Commission that, after a year of investigating whether there truly was a market failure for games …

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UKIE promotes Dan Wood to COO

UK trade body UKIE has named Dan Wood its new COO. Wood joined UKIE in 2010 as its head of communications and public affairs, and during his time he has launched the Video Games Ambassadors scheme, co-ordinating UKIE’s lobbying efforts on tax relief and setting up the Next Gen Skills …

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UKIE responds to OFT principles for in-app purchases

UKIE has responded to the Office of Fair Trading’s principles for online and app-based games. These guidelines – published earlier today – serve to ensure game businesses sell content responsibly. If they are not in line with these principles, they could face problems from the Competition and Markets Authority from …

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