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Game on – the hunt begins for the UK’s next big video game
Consider yourself the next Kojima? Ready to become the next Rocksteady? Maybe you’ve got the skills to become a future Meier?
UK games developers could be in with a chance of securing up to £25,000 of government funding, as the hunt begins to find the UK’s next big video game.
The UK Games Fund is inviting developers to apply for the grants in a bid to support video games projects and help develop new talent.
The fund, which in now its third round, has so far helped 50 developers from across the nation see their gaming dreams transformed into reality thanks to more than £1.3m in government grants.
Minister of State for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock MP said:
The UK is a world leader when it comes to making video games, and we’re determined to make sure this continues long into the future.
Our UK Games Fund has already helped many young games companies turn prototypes into a reality. Together with the Government’s video games tax reliefs this shows how we’re supporting this dynamic sector to attract further investment and new talent. Read more
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