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Tax incentives credited with creating a global powerhouse for gaming in Canada: UK study

News | 12/04/2008 7:57 pm EST

Canada’s video games sector slipped from third place globally to fifth place this year, but "its long term position in the top echelons of the world’s great development territories seems assured". That’s the conclusion of a comprehensive study released today in the UK which finds that generous tax incentives have lured world-class studios to Canada, although it warns that the creation of original intellectual property (IP) among independent studios continues to be a problem.

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