The five successful applicants in the Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs programme have been named, with two games and interactive creators - Amicable Animal and Visible Ink - part of the programme.
UKIE has submitted a number of proposals to the UK government, ahead of the forthcoming budget (March 3rd), aimed at helping the UK games industry to grow significantly in the coming years.
The Logan Report is a deep dive into the whole Scottish tech ecosystem (including games), looking at how Scotland could provide greater support for tech businesses and create a more digitally literate, entrepreneurial and collaborative society.
Gamescom 2020, which takes place in Cologne later this month has established itself as one of the most significant and valuable events in the global gaming calendar. This year, the event will be entirely online and virtual, but still offer opportunities to connect developers, platforms, publishers, service companies and investors to each other to secure... Continue Reading →
The Scottish government has been a vocal supporter of the video games and interactive industry in Scotland for the last several years. In addition to supporting tax breaks prior to Westminster, it has directly supported the inclusion of foreign teams in Dare to be Digital, created a cross-party group on videogames and has recognised the... Continue Reading →
GamesCom, the industry and consumer videogames event, runs in Cologne (Germany) from August 21st - 25th. The show has grown over the last several years into one of the world's largest games events, pulling in every major player from the development and publishing sectors. The UK Interactive Entertainment organisation (UKIE) is working with the department... Continue Reading →
The government's proposed tax breaks system for the interactive industry has generally been considered a good thing. The devil, however, is in the details. Many developers are at least partially suspicious that the government will grant tax relief only to meda corporations, or make the process so hideously complex and tied into a spurious sense... Continue Reading →