Tag Archives: business
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 | 11:19 GMT
The analysts are at it again. This time, a US firm predicts Microsoft’s Xbox brand is on a downward spiral.
Sat, Oct 15, 2011 | 23:52 BST
Richard Wilson, CEO of the UK video game trade alliance TIGA, said yesterday that the UK government should not be ignoring Ireland’s drive to attract video game developers. More »
Mon, Apr 18, 2011 | 10:19 BST
The Danish developer of Interstellar Marines has described how it eschewed traditional publisher funding and reached out to its fans. The fans, it seems, have reached back.
Mon, Jan 03, 2011 | 08:22 GMT
Fri, Aug 27, 2010 | 18:06 BST
An investment banker with Avista Partners, Paul Heydon, has estimated the global games market cap has reached $105 billion when factoring in online games.
Fri, Oct 02, 2009 | 14:23 BST
Witcher developer CD Projekt is to be bought by a Polish tech firm, Optimus.
The move is expected to be made with stock only, while the developer’s owners will become primary shareholders. An official announcement is due soon.
More through the links. We’ll follow with CD Projekt on this.
Thu, Mar 19, 2009 | 21:00 GMT
The UK’s Princess Anne formally opened the Paddington Academy today.
The specialist school for performing arts, media, business and enterprise was co-funded by the United Learning Trust and GamesAid.
Official classes started in 2007, but the ribbon cutting did not occur until today, with a ceremony attended by volunteers and philanthropists.
“The Academy has been one of the focal points for money raised by our industry over a number of years,” said ELSPA chairman Andy Payne. “It’s a very proud day for everyone involved and a real thrill to be here to witness such a positive learning environment.
More on MCV.
Tue, Feb 10, 2009 | 23:38 GMT
EUK’s former games bossman John Stanhope has a new job with Tesco as its senior buying manager, says MCV.
Stanhope was previously Woolworths’ head of the commercial division before the chain went under in November 2008.
Entertianment director for Tesco, Rob Salter, said that “John has the respect and trust of the industry and the appointment will enable us to continue to work closely with our partners as we drive the business forward.”
Good for John. Hope all Woolworths employees are as lucky.