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Tiga dismisses renewed UKIE merger talks

Tiga is uninterested in talk of a merger with fellow UK game industry trade body UKIE, a spokesman has toldDevelop. During last week’s UKIE AGM, chairman Andy Payne said he was "extending a hand" to Tiga CEO Richard Wilson and the board to discuss how the two trade bodies could …

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UKIE and PEGI defend age ratings amidst ‘tabloid sensationalism’

UK trade body UKIE and age ratings firm PEGI has rejected criticism that it’s not doing enough to prevent children getting its hands on adult video games. Last week, the PEGI age ratings system came under scrutiny after videos showing children younger than 18 receiving GTA V appeared on YouTube. …

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Ella Romanos, Simon Barratt win seats on UKIE board

Nine UK game developers and publishers have won seats on the UKIE board following recent elections. Elected board members include Remode CEO Ella Romanos, Four Door Lemon MD Simon Barratt and Mediatonic’s Geoff Heath. Sega’s John Clark, Microsoft’s Jonathan Grimes, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment’s Spencer Crossley, Mastertronic’s Andy Payne, Activision …

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UKIE proposes merger with fellow trade body Tiga

Industry trade body UKIE said it would like to explore a closer relationship with its counterpart Tiga at its Annual General Meeting today. There have been numerous calls from the industry in the past for a single UK trade organisation to represent developers, and UKIE has now expressed its interest …

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