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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:
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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.
SEGA, Ubisoft and Konami open their doors for local Digital Schoolhouse students in aid of the Discover! Creative Careers week which is taking place from 18 - 22 November 2019 to inspire young people and encourage them to pursue a career within the creative industries sector.
‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ holds its place at the top of the All Formats Charts this week, denying 1st place to debuting title ‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ sitting comfortably in 2nd place.
‘Fifa 20’ falls one spot again into 3rd resting just above Nintendo classic ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ at No4. ‘The Outer Worlds’ flies down to No5 just narrowly defeating ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint’ which jumped from 8th to 6th.
Today, Ukie is re-launching its voter registration campaign #GetInTheGame2019 to get games businesses to encourage their players to register to vote in time for Thursday 12th December.