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March 22, 2007

French Government creates tax incentives for vanguardist games

Bruce Gain reports on Wired News today that the French government, which has already knighted game designers, has shown another level of support for videogames. Here is a snip: And at the beginning of this month, France signed into law generous tax breaks for video games made on French soil. (Final approval by the European Commission is pending.) For some French officials, games are beginning to serve as an outlet for France's creative energies, but will need nurturing and state patronage to flourish.

Posted by SWEAT at March 22, 2007 04:01 PM