The UK games industry will now receive tax breaks.

It was revealed today in Alistair Darling's last budget announcement before the election that the UK Games Industry will receive tax breaks.

TIGA CEO was jubilant on hearing the news.

“This is an inspired decision,” he said. “In backing tax relief the Government has chosen the future over the past, growth over decline, success over failure.”

He said tax relief will “increase employment, investment and innovation in the UK video games sector.”

Read the Develop article on this subject here...