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Ukie Student Game Jam Mentors – we need you!
The Ukie Student Game Jam is returning for its forth year on May 17-19 2017. The Game Jam will see teams from Ukie Student institutes competing against each other to create the best game in 48 hours and win the coveted Ukie Student Game Jam trophy and other fabulous prizes.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 15 by Reflection.
Having reclaimed No1 last week, Ubisoft’s ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands’ takes a fourth week at the top (2 weeks at launch and the last 2 weeks). Rockstar/Take 2 climb again, up 1 place to No2 with ‘GTA V’ and EA climb 2 places to No3 with ‘FIFA 17’.
Theresa May has announced a snap General Election to be held on 8 June 2017.
The highly anticipated Ukie Student Game Jam is returning for its fourth year on May 17 - 19 2017!
The Game Jam will see teams from Ukie Student institutes competing against each other to create the best game in 48 hours and win the coveted Ukie Student Game Jam trophy.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 14 by Reflection.
‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands’ reclaims No1, making it three weeks at the top spot and a total of five weeks so far this year for publisher Ubisoft, thanks to two weeks from ‘For Honor’.
‘Lego Worlds’ and ‘GTA V’ both jump one place to No’s 2 and 3 respectively, while last weeks chart topper ‘Persona 5’ tumbles out of the Top 40 entirely. ‘Overwatch’ continues to climb, up to its highest position since W37 2016, when it also reached No4.
Ukie are hugely proud to be a partner this year's New Bay Media Women in Games Awards.
Taking place on Friday May 19th at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London, the Women in Games Awards 2017 will see MCV, Develop and eSports Pro celebrate the huge variety of female talent in the games industry across eight categories including: New Development Talent, Creative Impact, Rising Star, Businesswoman of the Year, Career Mentor, eSports Contender, Outstanding Contribution and Breakthrough Talent.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 13 by Reflection.
Launched on Tuesday on PS4 and PS3 and receiving glowing reviews, ‘Persona 5’ from Atlus/Deep Silver debuts at No1. It is the first J-RPG (Japanese RPG) to debut at the top of the All Formats Chart since ‘Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’ back in W5 2013 (‘Final Fantasy XV’ launched at No2, but it had to contend with ‘FIFA 17’). It is by far the biggest launch for a ‘Persona’ title and the first ever All Formats No1 for developer and publisher Atlus.