Tag Archives: ian livingstone
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 06:11 BST
Ian Livingstone is of the opinion Nintendo should release its IP on all platforms, not just its own.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | 03:00 GMT
Eidos life president, Fighting Fantasy co-creator and OBE Ian Livingstone has yet another new title, GamesIndustry reports. The industry veteran and frequent political champion has been appointed chairman of social game developer Playdemic, which he’s been involved with for a couple of years now. Playdemic is responsible for Village Life, Gourmet Ranch and Kingdom Quest, among others mobile and browser-based titles.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 17:04 GMT
The general consensus is that future consoles will be digital only, and something Eidos life president Ian Livingstone agrees with fully.
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 | 12:43 GMT
Pinewood Studios and Amersham & Wycombe College have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a centre of excellence designed to develop qualifications in screen based industries, including video games.
Tue, Jan 01, 2013 | 22:01 GMT
Games Workshop and Fighting Fantasy co-founder and Eidos life president Ian Livingstone has snaffled a much-deserved royal nod.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 04:06 BST
Eidos life president Ian Livingstone has highlighted poor broadband as a serious hindrance to the expansion of games as an entertainment medium.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 23:42 BST
Ian Livingstone’s latest Fighting Fantasy title is now available on Android and iDevice.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 12:44 BST
PEGI becomes UK law today, making it illegal for retailers to sell mature age-rated games to children below 12. Eidos life president Ian Livingstone has stressed that it is the parents responsibility to make the law stick. Full quotes after the break.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 14:59 BST
Miles Jacobson, studio director for Sports Interactive, has broken his silence on why his studio left Eidos in 2003. Turns out, the studio though Eidos was looking to replace it with Beautiful Game Studios, while life president Ian Livingstone said the firm brought the later into the fold because it has heard rumors Sports Interactive were planning to split.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 16:12 BST
Ian Livingstone is of the opinion the recent brouhaha over Tomb Raider’s E3 trailer was “quite extreme” and “blown out of proportion.”
Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | 02:36 BST
Eidos president Ian Livingstone doesn’t expect single-player triple-A experiences to go away even as other kinds of gaming become major business ventures.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 15:17 BST
Eidos life president, Ian Livingstone, feels that mid-tier console studios could soon be a thing of the past as triple-A games grow larger, and consumers become more interested in mobile and broswer-based games.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 | 03:25 BST
Two British games industry veterans have bucked the trend in prophesising a lasting future for big budget, triple-A game development.
Mon, May 28, 2012 | 12:35 BST
Develop organisers have announced the inclusion of Gaikai founder David Perry, Eidos life-president Ian Livingstone, Blitz’s Phillip Oliver and Frontier’s David Braben to the event’s Visionaries Track.
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 10:00 BST
Tin Man Games secure license to develop Fighting Fantasy’s 30th Anniversary gamebook for iOS, Android
Tin Man Games, the developers of ‘gamebook’ adventures, have nabbed the license to put out iPhone, iPad and Android apps based on the new Fighting Fantasy gamebook from Ian Livingstone, co-creator of the series.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | 14:10 BST
Epic and Train2Game have announced the panel which will be judging the entries for Make Something Unreal Live. Among others, Steve Jackson, co-creator, “Fighting Fantasy”, Ian Livingstone, and Peter Molyneaux will preside.
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 21:07 GMT
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 | 18:06 GMT
Epic and Train2Game have secured the rights for the iOS games of Make Something Unreal Live, to be based on the Fighting Fantasy series of role-playing books created by Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson. New iOS games based on the adventure books will debut at Gadget Show Live 2012.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 10:55 GMT
The Government will announce later today it’s to scrap the current existing ICT (Information and Communications Technology) program in schools in England from the start of the new term in September.
Tue, Dec 06, 2011 | 18:20 GMT
Michael Gove, Education Secretary for the UK’s Department for Education, has publicly backed a skills review co-authored by Ian Livingstone and agrees that the digital skills gap affecting UK games development studios can be curtailed by supporting computer science as part of the national curriculum.