News: GameSparks platform unveiling hailed a success at Gamescom 2013


Last week saw the unveiling of the much anticipated GameSparks platform at the Gamescom 2013 event in the Koelnmesse exhibition center in Cologne, Germany, which boasted a record attendance up 23% from last year establishing it as the worlds largest games trade fair. The GameSparks booth was located on the UKie stand in Hall 4.2

News: GameSparks moves to new offices in York Science Park


GameSparks is delighted to announce it is moving into the prestigious Ron Cooke Hub in York Science Park.  GameSparks is one of three high-growth businesses that has secured top quality office space in York University’s Springboard in Heslington East along with Haider Green and Expresso Investments. The new offices are located in the prestigious Ron

Xbox One announcement leaves games developers feeling neglected


There has been so much news and commentary about the Xbox One over the last few days that I felt compelled to contribute my own view. The Xbox’s biggest competitor is obviously the PS4.  However, if this was all Microsoft were thinking about then they would have made some bolder moves towards games developers and

There ARE too few women in games


At the Games Horizon event in Newcastle yesterday I watched an uncomfortable session when Chi Onwurah MP spoke about women (or rather, lack of them) in the games industry.  The hostility towards her was understandable because she appeared to be scolding.  But the substance of her arguments was right.

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