With both new consoles off and running it’s no change for the Top 3 with Activision Blizzard at No1 with ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ (+2%), EA at No2 with ‘FIFA 14’ (-15%) and EA at No3 with ‘Battlefield 4’ (-35%). Ubisoft climb 1 place to No4 with ‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ (-15%) and Rockstar/Take 2 climb 2 places to No5 with ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ (+19%). There’s no change at No6 with Warner’s ‘Lego Marvel Superheroes’ (-13%) and Ubisof
We’re continuing to run our ‘How to access skills and training funding’ events around the country. Creative Skillset’s Gina Jackson will once again be explaining how games businesses can use the government’s Skills Investment Fund (SIF) to match fund recruitment of trainees and training courses. We are in the process of finalising dates but this is our current list of locations: Manchester, South Wales, Guildford, Leamington Spa, Liverpool, Leeds, Scotland (2 events), Brighton, Plymouth and Bristol.
2nd December 2013 - London, United Kingdom – More than 80 UK companies are generating business at this year’s Game Connection Paris with Over 30 exhibiting as part of the UK industry area run by Ukie .
Sony’s PS4 has well and truly landed, becoming the fastest selling video game console in UK history. It overturns the 8 year record held by the original PSP and eclipses the launch week sales of both PS3 and Xbox One. ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ (+33%) returns to No1 outselling ‘FIFA 14’ (-0%) by just over 6,000 units this week. After being heavily boosted by the Xbox One Day 1 Edition bundles last week, ‘FIFA 14’ has to settle for second place in the Al