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Safeguarding players should be our top priority – because it is the right thing to do.

The UK video games industry is economically important. Games themselves can bring enjoyment and  promote psychological benefits. Games can be used for education, training and business as well as for fun. However, in recent months concerns have been expressed about excessive play, game mechanics and online harms. The House of …

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A Modern Industrial Strategy: TIGA’s Richard Wilson ahead of Monday’s white paper

Dr Richard Wilson is CEO of TIGA, the award-winning trade association representing the UK video games industry. At TIGA, Richard has successfully campaigned for the introduction of Video Games Tax Relief and introduced an accreditation system for university games courses. Now that the Government has triggered Article 50 and the …

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Bazalgette Review: TIGA endorses ‘major boost to the UK games industry’

Last month saw the publication of Sir Peter Bazalgette’s independent review of the creative industries. Encouragingly, Sir Peter’s review recognizes the value, importance and potential of the UK games industry and proposes a range of measures to grow the sector further.  Access to capital is one of the key factors …

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