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Industry Year Book launches at E3

Available to all visitors to UK Pavilion

Wednesday 3 May 2006/... A brand new information booklet on the UK interactive entertainment industry is being launched by ELSPA at this year's E3.

The booklet, published by ELSPA, is packed full of essential facts and figures on the computer and video games industry in the UK for 2005, as well as comment from DCMS minister James Purnell and key industry figureheads. The publication will be available free of charge for those who stop by the UK Pavilion at E3 or on application to ELSPA.

If you would like to order a copy of the Year Book, please contact Philip Carlsson at ELSPA on +44 (0)207 534 0586 or

The UK Pavilion stand at E3: No 2228 - West Hall

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About Powered by the UK

TIGA and ELSPA, the UK industry bodies for developers and publishers, together with the Department for Trade & Industry (DTI), are launching a bold, new initiative showcasing at E3 this year. 'Powered by the UK' is a communications programme designed to promote the British games industry as a whole, focusing on the creative and innovative talent the UK has, but more importantly, why it is unique on the world stage.

About ELSPA -

ELSPA (The Entertainment & Leisure Software Publishers Association) was founded in 1989 to establish a specific and collective identity for the computer and video games industry. Membership includes almost all companies concerned with the publishing and distribution of interactive leisure software in the UK.

For further information on Powered by the UK, please contact: Nikkan Woodhouse on

For more information on ELSPA or to arrange interviews, please contact:

Emma Cowie/Deborah Coster

Barrington Harvey

+44 (0) 1462 456780

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