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YouTube, EA’s 30 pieces of silver, and yet more damage to industry integrity

It’s a pretty disheartening time to be champion of YouTube objectivity.

30 Jan 2014 | 11

Women use twitter to speak out against videogame industry sexism

Women in the games industry have taken up the twitter hash-tag #1reasonwhy, to share their stories of sexism in the workplace.

28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR lead designer quits BioWare, attacks direction of industry

BioWare’s Daniel Erickson, lead designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic, has decided to resign from the studio.

4 Oct 2012 | 2

Techland: The future of the industry is digital

Prepare yourself to say goodbye to those discs, because the future of the indsutry is digital.

13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Scottish games industry valued at £0 in new government report

The British government has released a new report on the Scottish economy, in which it claims that its videogame industry has a value of precisely £0.

7 Sep 2012 | 5

Halo 4′s “Celebrity Gaming Night” shows the industry still lacks star power

Yesterday night Microsoft held what it’s calling a Celebrity Gaming Night in Manchester, UK.

7 Sep 2012 | 3

Dyack: Second-hand games are a threat to the industry

Dennis Dyack, the often outspoken boss of Silicon Knights (Too Human, 2008), has spoken out against the strength of the second-hand games market.

28 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Tax breaks finally arrive for the UK videogame industry

After years of lobbying the government in the UK, the Chancellor George Osbourne finally announced tax breaks for the UK games industry in today’s budget report.

21 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Brendan McNamara Fronts Industry Line Up for BAF Game 2011

BAF Game is back for its seventh edition this November, with some of the world’s leading industry experts on board to explore the creative side of gaming in all its forms.

5 Oct 2011 | Comments Off

McCaig: The whole entertainment industry is blending into one

“Movies and games will soon be the same thing.”
Speaking at today’s 2011 Develop Conference, Iain McCaig (principal designer and artist on Star Wars episodes one to three) believes that “movies and games will soon be the same thing.”
McCaig, whose first job in videogames was as a character designer on Lucasfilm Games’ (now LucasArts) The Secret of Monkey Island, believes this convergence represents the “most amazing time to be alive.”
His words came during Develop 2011’s Art Keynote, entitled ‘Showtime!’
“The whole entertainment industry is blending into one.

20 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

Games industry grows 5-10% per year, digital sales rising

EA Sports big-wig kicks off Brighton’s Evolve conference.
The annual Develop conference kicked off in Brighton today with, as per usual, the ‘Evolve’ portion of the programme.

19 Jul 2011 | Comments Off

Google looking to enter the games industry

Games at Google branded as a ‘new business’ by the search engine provider.

24 Jun 2011 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: Human Revolution gets robotic with Sarif Industry TV spot

Ever felt the need for some robotic hands to help you play the piano?

13 Apr 2011 | Comments Off

NPD: Industry’s Best Ever November Sales

NPD has revealed the latest videogame industry sales figures in the US which show that November 2010 was the best November ever thanks to the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops and Microsoft’s Kinect.

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Scottish Games Industry Gets £2.0 Million Investment

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has used the Develop Conference in Brighton to launch a multi-million pound investment scheme in association with Dundee’s Abertay University.

14 Jul 2010 | Comments Off

Bleszinski: Industry "Scared" By Used Game Sales

In an E3 interview with Joystiq, Epic Games’ CliffyB has voiced the opinion that the games industry is “scared” by used game sales.

23 Jun 2010 | Comments Off