Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Games published for the major games consoles are still the biggest source of revenue in the Computer Game Publishing industry, but social games played online and on mobile phones are playing an increasingly large part. Video games have now become a common form of entertainment for about 45% of the population, although many of these are casual rather than regular gamers. Despite this, games are now played by many people that do not fit into any obvious market for games. Women and girls are now playing games more than ever, and mobile phone gaming has opened the door to a large market. User-friendly devices, such as the iPad and Google Nexus, are now encouraging older generations to take up gaming too... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Businesses in the UK Computer Game Publishing industry largely choose to locate their offices in the main creative and media hubs of the United Kingdom. This is primarily because it helps to be close to ancillary service industries and because employees with the required skill sets tend to be concentrated there.
London and the South East
London and the South East are service industry hubs, with many high-tech companies being located in the South East. London and the South East are estimated to account for 45.2% of all industry establishments in 2014, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics... purchase to read more