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Here you can find all our latest press releases, opinion pieces, and news so you can keep up with what we're doing and not miss out on important things happening in the UK games industry.
At DSH, we feel incredibly privileged to be supported by passionate and generous industry partners, who have enabled us to reach thousands of pupils across the UK and make our vision of bridging the gap between education and industry a reality.
Ukie is bringing our annual Student Conferences to Abertay University on the 27th November.
There is still time to sign up to this insightful conferences. See below for full schedule and sign up link!
This week in the All Formats Chart we have in 1st place ‘Pokemon Sword’, dethroning ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ which falls right down to 4th, denying what would have been its fourth consecutive first place position in the All Formats Chart.
Ukie has today published its manifesto for the 2019 general election, setting out how the next Government can support the country’s thriving video games and interactive entertainment industry.
The trade body has produced 10 key policy recommendations for Government to help achieve the industry’s ambition to turn the UK into the best place to make, sell and play games in the world.
The proposals are:
Over the coming months, we at GG Insurance Services will be writing guides for each various type of insurance to help clarify how they work and if they are relevant to the games industry
We also have a special offer available, by using discount code UKIEMAS, developers and publishers will receive a 7.5% discount to UKIE members and a 2.5% discount to non-members off our usual insurance package price. *
You can apply for a quote at our website here: https://www.gginsurance.net/
Green Game Jam Winners Revealed!
With 380 students participating in the Green Game Jam, across 80 Teams, this was always going to be a difficult choice. The jam – which took place on the 5-6 November across the length and breadth of the country - tasked Ukie’s student game jammers with creating compelling games to raise awareness of key climate issues amongst players.
After denying ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ top spot the previous week ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ holds off another newcomer ‘Death Stranding’, which must settle for a debut at No2. ‘FIFA 20’ is a non-mover at No3, while ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ slips two places to No4.
Digital Schoolhouse launch One Minute Mentor: a careers resource featuring Ubisoft, SEGA and more...
Digital Schoolhouse is thrilled to finally reveal One Minute Mentor, our new careers resource which aims to inspire pupils with the breadth of roles available in the creative digital sector through punchy, digestible videos hosted on their YouTube channel.
This resource features a library of one minute videos made by professionals within the sector to educate aspiring pupils on careers pathways they might not otherwise consider.