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The European Commission have confirmed that the tax relief for the production of video games in the UK has been re-notified until at least 2023.
Notification is required according to the EU State Aid laws to ensure that any measures introduced to support businesses are not anti-competitive in Member States.
This is fantastic news providing some much-needed confidence to the UK games sector and maintaining a key competitive advantage for UK based studios.
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The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 42 by Reflection.
‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ begins life at No1 just like its predecessor ‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ two years ago. Launch sales units are almost level with Syndicate, but surpass it in terms of revenue, boosted by the more expensive ‘Gold’ and ‘Gods’ editions.
Our Ukie Student Conference North is back and bigger than ever with over 450 tickets distributed to our Ukie student network from all over the UK. The conference is back at Staffordshire University on Wednesday 25 October for a day of inspiring talks and exclusive workshops and panel sessions.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 41 by Reflection.
It’s been a busy week for new releases with most major titles trying to avoid each other by releasing on different days, or simply launching early in the week in order to get good visibility as the week unfolds.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 40 by Reflection.
‘Fifa 18’ makes it 3 weeks in a row at No1 in the All Formats Chart, beating Warner’s new release ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of War,’ debuting in at No2. It’s a similar story to 2014, where ‘Fifa 15’ beat the predecessor of this week’s No2 – ‘Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ as both were at No1 and No2 respectively.
The Government's Internet Safety Strategy and how we can balance protection with fun.
Today the Government published their Green Paper on their Internet Safety Strategy. It was a Conservative manifesto commitment to "make Britain is the safest place in the world to be online".