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How British is British Enough? Ask the Cultural Test

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If a UK video game developer wants to qualify for tax relief, it will need to create a game that passes the country

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In this content I guess you can never have too much British.

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What an archaic system, good to know the UK just loves to fall further into obscurity as a premier games developer nation. GT5 is made by a Japanese company but features a significant amount of international content - with a very small amount of actual Japanese content. By this system, the game isn't "Japanese" at all and so wouldn't receive a tax break - despite the fact that it's Japanese made and developed and published by 2 different Japanese companies who offer a high-calibre Japanese export.

But oh no, there's an Aston Martin and a Ferrari in there, so who gives a ****?

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Bring back The Getaway

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Just when I think my country is about to do something that benefits it, it goes and pulls something retarded like a Britishness scale for computer games.

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By the title, I was thinking about how annoying are gamechap(s). Had to listen to them during the yogscast's stream last night and almost killed myself. They were too British for me.

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To be British enough, you have to get genuinely excited by the prospect of a hot drink.

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To be British enough, you have to get genuinely excited by the prospect of a hot drink.

HAHA I didn't get that but it made me laugh.... Although it should have read "excited by the prospect of a decent pint"...

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As long as it doesn't entail the Union Jack being plastered all over game environments then it's fine by me. I'm fine with games simply having British locations and non-clich

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I wonder how high Ultima would score on this scale. After all, it has Lord British.

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