TIGA Reveals 17 of the Best UK University Games Courses

UK game industry bolstered by TIGA Accreditation scheme, as trade body welcomes more universities to join drive to improve student prospects

LONDON, September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video games industry, has published a new report looking at progress made so far in its Accreditation initiative. The report, Achieving Success: TIGA Accreditation Report 2017 shows that 17 university courses have achieved TIGA Accreditation and that up to 67 per cent of graduates on some TIGA University Accredited courses are securing jobs in the games industry. TIGA’s University Accreditation scheme aims to support universities, students and studios in preparing the next generation of game making talent. read more

Report: UK Games Developers Continue Their Adventures – TIGA

LONDON – TIGA (http://tiga.org/), the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video games industry, released a new report today which showed that the most popular genre of games released by UK development studios in 2016 was Action/Adventure games. The Action/Adventure genre has now topped the TIGA genre league table for three consecutive years. The popularity of Action/Adventure games looks set to continue in 2017, with successful releases such as Sniper Elite 4 from Rebellion. read more

REPORT by TIGA: Mobile is Most Popular Platform for UK Studios but Console and PC Studios Employ the Most Staff

LONDON, August 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — TIGA, the network for video games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the video games industry, today released new data showing that while the largest proportion of UK studios made games for mobile, studios focused on console and pc games employed the most development staff in the UK. read more

TIGA Reports that UK Video Games Industry Set to Grow in 2016

72% of survey respondents plan to grow their workforce in 2016

LONDON, January 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — TIGA, the network for games developers and digital publishers and the trade association representing the games industry, said today that the UK video games industry was set to increase investment and expand employment in 2016. TIGA made the comments in its latest Business Opinion Survey 2015/16. The report was based on a survey of 52 games businesses including small, medium and large firms, developing games across mobile/tablet, PC and console. read more