Quality industry information is needed, says Tiga

Tiga has issued a call to the government to fund research into the videogames industry in the UK to come up with standardised information on items such as research and development, training costs and exports values.

That would then allow videogames companies to benchmark themselves against industry averages, says the developer body, in the same way that the recent Value-Added Scoreboard does for other businesses.

"There is a paucity of good quality data on the UK video games industry," said Tiga CEO Richard Wilson. "Information such as value-added, investment on research and development, average annual expenditure on training and the value of videogames in terms of exports, for example, is thin or incomplete.

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