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July 14, 2010

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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. An initial £2.0 million GBP will be used to support game…

June 23, 2010

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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. Speaking about the methods used by publishers seeking to maximise revenue from…

June 8, 2010

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UK Games Industry Tax Breaks “Political Suicide”

Unnamed political insiders (no doubt cloaked in shadows and intrigue) have reportedly told that any current moves towards tax breaks for the UK games industry would be “political suicide.” The case for games industry…

May 14, 2010

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US Games Industry Sales Down 26% In April

Market research group NPD has released figures which show US hardware and software sales tumbling 26% in April. Software sales fell 22% to $398.5 million USD, while hardware fared even worse dipping 37% to $249.3…

April 13, 2010

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TERA Brings In More Top Industry Names

En Masse Entertainment has announced that it has hired more top names from the gaming industry, adding more potential to its upcoming MMO, TERA. The company was already home to ex-Blizzard, ArenaNet and NCsoft employees….

March 24, 2010

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New Studio: Atomic Operations From Industry Veteran

Gaming industry veteran, Chris Millar, has set up a new “interactive entertainment production studio” according the the press release, which will take care of IPs across “all media platforms”.The studio won’t just take on games,…

September 29, 2009

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Ireland To Lure Scottish Games Industry

In a bid to revive Ireland’s economic dilemma, Sir Gerry Robinson, knighted for his services to business and the arts in Britain, told the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin last weekend that Irish authorities…

May 5, 2009

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China’s Games Industry To Hit $3.8bn This Year

A leading market analyst has claimed the Chinese games industry will make around $3.8bn USD from online gaming in 2009. Niko Partners, a market intelligence firm, today announced the results of a report on the…

April 9, 2009

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MEP Seeks To Improve European Games Industry

James Maaten, a Member of the European Parliament, is organising a conference in an attempt to take the European games industry “to the next level.”The conference is designed to bring more attention to the games…

July 7, 2008

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UK Gaming Industry On The Up

There has been many a discussion over the last few months about the state of the gaming industry in the UK, and how it’s almost unfeasible for developers and publishers to set up camp here…