NCCU Cyber Crime Campaign teaches kids benefits of online skills
The National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) has launched a new campaign aimed at tackling cyber crime in the UK, by educating young people about how computer skills can be used positively, rather than for online crime.
The team will get parents, teachers and schools careers advisers on board to show how skills that can be used for cyber crime are in high demand in many industries.
‘Tom Clancy’s The Division 2’ storms to the top of the All Formats Chart relegating last week’s No1 ‘Devil May Cry 5’ down to No6.
Rockstar/Take 2 grab No2 and No3 with ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ a non-mover at No2 despite promotions helping sales increase by 22% this week, while ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ sits one place behind after jumping seven places. ‘FIFA 19’ climbs one place to No4 ahead of ‘The Lego Movie 2 Videogame’ at No5, boosted by the launch of a new Switch version. ‘One Piece World Seeker’ is the only other title to break in to the Top 40, new at No28.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 10 by Reflection.
This blog was authored by Mike Matheny, a BRIT School student undertaking work experience at Ukie, the views are his own
Hello! My name is Mike. I’ve been doing work experience at Ukie this past couple of weeks. It’s been a fantastic and I’ve learned a lot about the industry, thanks to the wonderful Ukie team. One such learning experience was being able to go to the Houses of Parliament on 5th March (my 17th birthday) and sit in the Thatcher Room to listen to the DCMS Select Committee’s latest oral evidence session on Immersive and Addictive Technologies.
‘Devil May Cry 5’ debuts at No1 this week and is the first in the franchise to reach No1 since the reboot ‘DmC’ back in week 3 2013.
‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ climbs three places to No2, while ‘Anthem’ falls from top spot to No4. The only other new game to make it in to the Top 40 is ‘Left Alive’ from Square-Enix which sneaks in at No39.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 09 by Reflection.
The annual Ukie Hub Crawl is back again this year - with the theme ‘Getting Investment Ready’!
(See bottom of page for dates and registration links)
Not sure what the Hub Crawl is? The Hub Crawl is a series of free events organised by Ukie that will occur all around the UK, from Brighton to Glasgow, which bring together games businesses to hear and share the latest thinking on business growth.
This year’s Hub Crawl will focus on helping games businesses get investment ready.
Three new titles enter the All Formats Top 10 this week, however none of them can dislodge ‘Anthem’ from top spot.‘The Lego Movie 2 Videogame’ is this week’s highest new entry at No4 followed by ‘Dirt Rally 2.0’, new at No6 and ‘Trials Rising: Gold Edition’ which debuts at No10.‘FIFA 19’ and ‘Far Cry New Dawn’ swap places with FIFA up one place to No2 and Far Cry falling one place to No3.The only other title to break in to the Top 40 is ‘Dead or Alive 6’ at No21.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 08 by Reflection.
‘Anthem’ from EA and developer BioWare debuts at No1, relegating last week’s chart topper ‘Far Cry New Dawn’ to No2. It is the developer’s first No1 since ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ almost 2 years ago.
There are no other new entries in the All Formats Chart this week, however price promotions push ‘FIFA 19’ up two places to No3 and help ‘Forza Horizon 4’ re-enter the Top 10 at No6.