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Tiga: 1,700 industry jobs will be lost without UK tax breaks

Tiga CEO Richard Wilson has written an open letter to the British government, claiming that 1,700 jobs will be lost in the UK video game industry over the next five years if it doesn't receive tax breaks. He also believes that if the industry received a 20 percent production tax credit, that...

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Who knew: Publishers don't like being called child killers [update]

Update: Sony is considering action against the ad agency for the unauthorized use of what looks like a PlayStation controller. In addition, Codemasters and Konami have both expressed their disagreement. Konami mentioned its Dance Dance Revolution series, which requires standing and moving, and...

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Tiga: 85% of UK developers want tax breaks, programmers not easy to find

This made us laugh: A report by UK trade organization Tiga found that 85% of developers in the UK supported tax breaks for game production. Only 85 percent, really?! Did the remaining 15% not understand the question? Anyway, the report also covered the UK game industry's slipping size and skill...

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Tiga re-requests UK tax breaks in wake of Wisconsin incentives

Tiga, the trade association for game developers in the UK and Europe, points to Wisconsin's recently passed incentives for game developers as a sign for the UK government to get on the tax break ball. GI.biz reports that Tiga's CEO, Richard Wilson, is asking the UK government to "play its part"...

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Tiga: Georgia incentives highlight UK game devs need tax breaks

Tiga, a trade association for game developers in the UK and Europe, made a statement today that tax incentives in other territories are hurting UK games development. The group highlights the recent tax breaks announced by the US state of Georgia as something the government in its own country...

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UK developer consortium Tiga cries foul over Canada tax breaks

It's common knowledge that game companies have been migrating to Canada's developer-friendly shores for some time, a side effect owing more to the region's inviting tax breaks than to its scenery or love of winter sports. Now the UK's Independent Games Developers Association, a gathering more...

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