TIGA shortlisted for 2010 Trade Association Forum awards

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced it has been shortlisted in four categories in the 2010 Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards, with the winners being announced at the 2010 Awards Dinner in London on July 1. TIGA has been shortlisted for the Sector Representation Award, Member Recruitment Award, Annual Report...

UK coalition set to approve Games Tax Relief

We’ve previously discussed, with the help of TIGA CEO Dr Richard Wilson, why the UK games industry needs a tax relief package. At last year’s London Games Conference, the Conservatives’ then – Shadow Culture Secretary Ed Vaizey dismissed the proposal of such a package, telling those gathered that they needed to think “more widely”...

TIGA calls on Conservatives to include Games Tax Relief in Mini-Manifesto

Politics and videogames don’t always see eye to eye with each other, but it’s always nice when a positive or even neutral story concerning the two comes along. TIGA, the trade association representing the UK videogames industry has today called on the Conservative Party to include the introduction of Games Tax Relief in their set of policy proposals this...

Game Over for UK developers?

This article has at its core quotes and statistics from Dr. Richard Wilson, CEO of The Independent Games Developers Association (TIGA), speaking exclusively to Critical Gamer. The industry has much to thank British developers for. Grand Theft Auto (Rockstar North, formerly DMA Design); LittleBigPlanet (Media Molecule); Project Gotham Racing (Bizarre Creations);...