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Games Developers: Opportunity to Build Your Own Digital Publisher

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is calling on the UK’s video games developers to participate in a ground-breaking new video game consortium, which will allow them to exploit their games through digital distribution. NESTA will work with up to eight UK independent developers working in social, mobile and traditional gaming, to build the consortium. In addition, marketing and distribution experts will be employed to create a new video games publisher, owned by the developers. It will work outside the constraints of the traditional publisher and developer model, where publishers retain control over the game developers’ IP, distribution and marketing rights. The consortium, which is currently recruiting a Chief Executive Officer, has the support of the... »