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Bank: Covid continues to benefit video games sector

Despite Europeans youths returning to schools, colleges and universities, the new widespread adoption of tighter lockdown rules is likely good news for the video games sector. A report from investment bank Jefferies says: “In demand terms, we believe that surveys support a significant and lasting increase in the market for games. Our global survey of […]

September 25, 2020

Research: Video games market worth over $200bn by 2023

A report from Juniper Research forecasts that the video games industry will exceed $200 billion (€169.3bn) in value in 2023; growing from an expected $155 billion in 2020. Mobile and cloud gaming will lead this growth, as the

September 8, 2020

Crunchyroll, Adult Swim partner on Shenmue anime

Crunchyroll has announced that an anime adaptation of the celebrated Shenmue game series is currently in production. The third Crunchyroll and Adult Swim collaboration, based on the Sega game series, will be a 13 episode series with animation production from Telecom Animation Film (Tower of God, Lupin the Third: Part 5), directed by Chikara Sakurai […]

September 7, 2020

Report: Video games industry struggles to recruit EU talent

The European Commission has published its EU Skills Agenda shining a light on a digital skills gap that is impacting EU recruitment in Europe’s €21.6 billion-strong video games industry. ISFE CEO Simon Little said: “We welcome the European Commission’s  12 actions in this Agenda as an important step forward to address the skills shortage in […]

July 3, 2020