As part of its work to support the Video Game Tax Relief (VGTR), UKIE is gathering critical economic data about our sector, through a UK Games Industry Economic Impact Survey, to ensure it can base base future work on robust and comprehensive evidence. The organisation needs ALL games businesses - large and small - to give them accurate... Continue Reading →
Games charity GamesAid, is holding the "Stand Up for GamesAid" night on Tue DEC 15th, hosted by top stand-up comedian Imran Yusuf and featuring awesome improv crew, Shoot From The Hip.
UKIE is joining the UKIE Government Kickstart scheme, to help fund games businesses to hire and train young people (aged 16-24) for roles within the videogames industry.
Game Parade 2020 is a brand new game jam, created specifically to help developers to find jobs within the UK games industry.
One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →
Applications for BAFTA Crew Games, the programme to help creators and practitioners in the early stage of their careers, are now open.
Do you produce audio for videogames? UK Game Composers is a new project to capture all of the composers, performers, musicians, producers and other audio experts working in games across the whole of Britain.
The UK government has opened its call for evidence over the use of 'randomised monetisation mechanics' aka loot boxes in videogames. The call is asking for input and feedback from gamers (and their parents/guardians), developers, industry, and academia over concerns that the use of loot boxes are harmful and should be subject to restrictions under... Continue Reading →
The online Access to Finance event from UKIE offers an opportunity for game developers and indie studios to discover different funding and finance options, to support their games and their businesses
Are you missing the social side of Gamescom? Help is at hand. Sign up now to take part in the big pub quiz for games industry professionals (?) hosted and curated by Jagex and Ukie. Rank in the top three players and you will win from a range of exciting prizes! In addition to this... Continue Reading →