Liverpool to develop £5m computer games academy

Ambitious plans to turn Liverpool into an international nerve-centre for the computer gaming industry can be revealed today.

The centre-piece of the proposal involves setting up a £5m National Games Academy to become a breeding ground for the finest computer minds in the country.

The Liverpool city region is already the "most significant" games cluster in the UK, employing 1,500 people directly, and the proposal aims to build on this position.

It is hoped the Academy would also support the city's firms to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced industry, which is constantly developing and evolving.

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micro_invader3443d ago

Awesome. Um... that's all I have to say. >.>