U.S. Funding Video Games
According to University of Texas tax professor Calvin H. Johnson, the video game industry is one of the most heavily subsidized in the United States, a result of its unique position in software development, entertainment, and online retail. What do you think?
“We need these subsidies if we want our video games to compete with popular foreign games like Madden Cricket League ’12 and Grand Theft Peugeot." ”
Jeff Malcom –
“Are you saying my unemployed son may actually be doing something productive by obsessively playing video games? No? You’re not saying that at all?”
Leticia Smart –
“Now perhaps people will stop asking me what the hell I'm talking about when I say Madden NFL is the ethanol of video games.”
Shelby Jolly –