Gaming has always been popular, but this has increased exponentially over the last few years. Whereas gaming was once seen as 'geeky' and 'uncool,' nowadays, geeky IS cool. You can blame the huge rise of comics and 'cosplay' conventions such as Comic Con for contributing to this massive change in perception.
It was something of a surprise when I was invited to join the China Trade Delegation - and that is putting it mildly...
A planned tax break for the UK games industry has been delayed pending an EU investigation. Due to come into force on 1 April
After years of decline the UK video games industry grew by 4% in 2012 according to a trade body report. The number of creative
Kickstarter's very public successes have increased developer attraction to the platform. And with the increased developer activity, the number of failures and cancellations has increased also.
Parents who let their children play addictive video games have hit back at claims they increase playground violence and lure
The administrators of collapsed video games retailer Game said today they will close 277 stores in the UK and Ireland, leading
Unfortunately it's becoming more and more expensive to develop video games in the UK compared to other countries, which award developers tax breaks. If we're not careful, the UK games development industry could begin to experience the effects of a 'brain drain', with many people considering their options carefully and making the decision to work abroad.
Whether you're a keen gamer yourself or subjected to those around you incessantly tapping away at their smartphone or games console, interactive gaming is becoming increasingly prominent in our daily lives.
Anyone who thinks video games are a niche industry is totally out of date. This is an industry that has grown to rival any entertainment business.