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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says UKIE deserves credit for securing tax breaks for UK games developers.
Last week – after a four year journey – tax relief for UK games studios was confirmed.
Retailers that sell games rated 12 or over to younger children could be jailed.
After a drawn out saga, the Government today began the Parliamentary process to have the PEGI ratings for video games become the de facto classification in the UK.
Confusion over whether games featuring video content still need a BBFC logo has temporarily derailed the implementation of PEGI.
The Government’s Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) will now be solely responsible for the games industry.
The UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport has revealed to Develop more details on Labour’s plan for game development tax breaks.
The loophole that allows retailers to legally sell adult games and videos to children won’t be fixed until December at the earliest, the Government has admitted to MCV.
The Government is to create an all-new ‘video games committee’ – in which cross-departmental representatives will be tasked with considering changes in policy to help the industry.