Republican Tax Plan Would Screw "Violent Video Game" Companies

Tax credits are the kinds of things that most video game lovers wouldn't think about when considering where their favorite releases come from. But the publishers and developers that distribute and create games depend on them when figuring out the financials of their particular businesses. Now, a Republican tax… » 2/27/14 4:00pm 2/27/14 4:00pm

British Developers Get Tax Breaks For Including British Characters in…

Say you're a game developer in the UK. You're working on a new game about, I don't know, aliens planning a casino heist. You're thinking about setting it in Las Vegas, or maybe Dubai. But wait… wouldn't it be cool if you set the game in jolly ol' England? It would be! And best of all, the British government would give… » 12/11/12 4:30pm 12/11/12 4:30pm

Tax Breaks for Games Makers are So Rich, Even Oil Companies Question…

The New York Times this morning published an extensive look at the system of tax incentives and breaks exploited by games makers, concluding that their write-offs to research and development costs satisfy the letter, but not the spirit, of 50-year-old tax policies that by now defy common sense. » 9/11/11 1:00pm 9/11/11 1:00pm