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Join Microsoft at their Developer Camp in London on August 24th
Here's a great opportunity to get your games onto the new Windows 8 platform!
The Windows 8 Independent Games Developer Camps have been designed to get you up to speed on building games that you can promote and sell through the new Windows 8 Store.
Legally enforceable unified age ratings applied to all video games in the UK from 30th July 2012
RailSimulator.com develops and publishes simulation videogames for the PC, with a focus on train simulation. Their products are available online around the world and in stores in Europe, the US and Australia. They are a world-leader in DLC production and an established Steam publisher. They continuously develop their core software and regularly make core upgrades available to users for free, enabling users to upgrade and own the latest version and remain engaged. View profile.
Seamus Blackley and Warren Mills (Google UK) will be the keynote speakers for this year's Edinburgh Interactive.
Seamus Blackley's keynote "The Future of Fun" promises an informative and insightful discourse regarding the future we are launched into by the present we fail to understand, and the past we failed to get right.
Ukie is delighted to announce that is has re-launched askaboutgames.com – as a place for parents and families to find out more about video games.
The video games industry leads the way with child safety features such as parental controls and age ratings. The new, trusted site will provide parents and those buying games with the information on how to use them fully and responsibly, to ensure that their children can enjoy a safe games experience.
Despite being home to the most digitally innovative industries in the world and Tech City – London’s schools are failing to produce Computer Science students in enough numbers to fill the needs of hi tech and creative businesses, research by the Ukie-led, cross industry Next Gen Skills campaign has revealed.
Ukie CEO, Dr Jo Twist today revealed Ukie’s new strategy designed to benefit all UK games businesses - including a stronger focus on developers and start-ups.
Ukie has today outlined how, as a 21st Century trade association, it will take a cradle to grave approach to help to create the right policy and economic ecosystem for interactive entertainment businesses to flourish in the UK. The new strategy focusses on the real needs of the different and emerging parts of the industry and those who are seeking to disrupt it in different ways.