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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.
Member Blog: Apprenticeship Levy – what you need to know
Today, a raft of new measures on immigration and skills come into force which will impact games companies across the country.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 12 by Reflection.
EA’s ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ remains at No1 for a second week, equalling the 2 week consecutive run of ‘Mass Effect 2’ (‘Mass Effect 3’ only had 1 week at No1, replaced the following week by EA’s own ‘FIFA Street’. Original ‘Mass Effect’ debuted at No12).
Ukie is bringing our annual Student Conference to London, all as part of the 2017 London Games Festival. Our fourth Ukie Student Conference: South will arrive at London South Bank University on Wednesday 5 April for a day of inspiring talks and exclusive workshops for over 200 students from our Ukie Student membership.
After 9 months of speculation following the June referendum, Article 50 has been triggered today, marking the start of two years of negotiations about what a post-EU Britain will look like.
During this time we have learnt a lot about what our industry is concerned about: access to global talent, data flows and uncertainty about future trading relationships have been all been raised as priority areas of concern, alongside the opportunities the coming negotiations present for the our creative tech sector in the UK.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 11 by Reflection.