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Former Spotify exec launches gaming and eSports consultancy Reset

A specialised agency group focused on the gaming industry has launched.   Reset aims to pro...

HOST: The Landing rebrands in ‘new chapter’ for Salford tech hub

Salford tech hub The Landing has rebranded as HOST – the Home of Skills & Technology ...

Plans revealed to create world-class eSports cluster in London

Tech and innovation campus Here East is to launch a major initiative to accelerate the growth of ...

Spain debut for League of Legends smart virtual payments

PFS has launched its smart virtual payments solution for League of Legends fans in Spain.  The...

EdTech developer Kuato Studios launches ‘world first’ VR

EdTech gaming studio Kuato Studios has raised £4.5m and launched Panic Room – its first virt...

Ireland’s Keywords Studios to acquire US Fortnite developer

Ireland's Keywords Studios, the technical and creative services provider to the video games industry...

EA to buy UK gaming firm Codemasters in $1.2bn deal

The board of directors at UK gaming giant Codemasters has said it plans to accept a purchase offer f...

$1bn Codemasters takeover lined up

Historic UK videogames developer Codemasters is set for a $1bn US takeover.  The company, which ...

Tencent backs UK’s Lockwood Publishing in £19m round

The studio behind social simulation game Avakin Life has secured £19 million funding.  Chines...

Why are there so few female developers in video games industry?

As a child playing video games every day, Aleksandra Turabova perhaps never dreamt she’d turn her ...

Ian Livingstone CBE: It’s time for schools to embrace games

A crucial skill in the workplace is that of problem-solving: the ability to analyse an obstac...

Record revenue at listed video games developer Team 17

Listed video games label, creative partner and developer Team17 has reported record half-year revenu...