Monthly Archives: January 2007

Eidos surrender on champ manager?

I will belatedly comment on an item from a December ’06 copy of MCV (, having just found the page that I tore from the paper. Page 12 of issue 415 (1st Dec ’06) featured an announcement by Ian Livingston (Director of Acquisitions) that Eidos are keen to create a Championship Manager game using Sony’s […]

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Intellectual Property in the digital age

The UK government have undertaken a review of Intellectual Property in the digital age. The Gower Report focuses on the future of IP law (from a UK stand point) in the digital age. Obviously the reality is that IP law is an international issue and an UK initiative will need to be fed up to […]

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Publishers at GDC…. book early to avoid disappointment

Following the ESA’s decision to revamp E3 (which will probably result in some uncertainty about the new format), I think it is safe to assume that GDC will be the main developer networking/business event of ’07. Where previously there were two main events at which to meet publishers, this year only one will be meaningful […]

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In a follow on from my Feb ’05 thought for the month I attended a DfES (Department for Education and Skills) Game Summit last week. The focus of the event was the potential use of computer/video games in education. It seems that the DfES has been wrestling with the idea for some time but has […]

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