Demonstratie van game in retrostijl bij jaarlijks event voor gamebedrijven 'Indigo' van Dutch Game Garden in Utrecht Beeld: © Dutch Game Garden

Forget Amsterdam, forget Rotterdam, and actually any other city anywhere else in Europe. It turns out that Utrecht is the hotspot where game developers are surreptitiously making millions. How come? The city council realized before any other cities did that the game industry was a rough diamond that could be transformed into a glittering diamond mine. And that is exactly what happened! Managing director Jan Pieter van Seventer of Dutch Game Garden, a start-up developer where most of the Utrecht gaming companies emerge from, explains how this is possible.

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