Can the Gaming Industry help fix the Economy?

Can the gaming industry help fix the broken and stagnated global economy that we all are enduring? TIGA says: "YES WE CAN!"

With the growing deficit in the United States and the turmoil in the global economy, some analysts believe that the video game industry could play a pivotal role in repairing this stagnated and burdensome economic hardship that we all share.

This morning, TIGA, a trade association representing the UK games industry, urged the UK Coalition Government to power the UK video games sector forward by looking again at Games Tax Relief and implementing it. TIGA made the comments following new concerns about the state of the economy. Citigroup, one of the world’s largest banks and Scotia Capital anticipate that the Office for National Statistics will report GDP growth of – 0.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2011. JP Morgan predicts that GDP was flat in the second quarter.

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SuperStrokey11232476d ago

I think the game industry should be more concerned with ruining their own market right now... if ever there was a case of a market that was trying to alienate its customers its the gaming market.

AronDeppert2476d ago

Great and insightful article.