Video Games Help Lift NZ Economy and Depressed Teens


Video Games Help Lift NZ Economy and Depressed Teens

Jun 14, 2011

As reported over at the NZ Herald, video games are helping to lift the Auckland economy out of recession.

Fourteen of the city’s fledgling game development companies, which employ 160 fulltime workers, say they plan to create a further 135 fulltime high-tech creative jobs in Auckland by next April.

Further to that, collaborators at Auckland University have just won an international award for a new computer game called Sparx which helps depressed teenagers.

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