IGEA’s submission to the Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts – Inquiry into the Australian Film and TV Industry

IGEA’s submission to the Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts – Inquiry into the Australian Film and TV Industry

Aug 18, 2017

The House Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts is conducting an inquiry into: Factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of the Australian film and television industry. IGEA understood that from the beginning, this inquiry was solely meant to focus on growing and sustaining Australia’s film and television industry. It certainly was not...

Top 10 games for the week ended 13 August 2017

Top 10 games for the week ended 13 August 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Crash Bandicoot continues it’s dominance of the games charts in both Australia and NZ for the week ended 13 August 2017.  Check out the full list on our home page. Overall the best performing games for the week were: Australia 1 Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy, Activision (Activision Blizzard) 2 Rugby League Live 4, Tru Blu Entertainment 3 Tom...

Digital New Zealand 2018 (#DNZ18)

Digital New Zealand 2018 (#DNZ18)

Aug 14, 2017

  Games continue to rise in popularity throughout New Zealand.  #DNZ18 is the fifth report of it’s kind undertaken in NZ and is in fact on of the longest running research projects about game audiences in the world.  Through the Digital New Zealand series of audience studies that began in 2009, we’ve shown that almost all homes have a device on...

Digital New Zealand 2018 (#DNZ18) Video Series

Digital New Zealand 2018 (#DNZ18) Video Series

Aug 14, 2017

To support the launch of DNZ18, we filmed a series of video’s to show just how people play and use games as part of their every day life.  Games are now widely used in schools, workplaces and health care settings and both games and players have progressed beyond playing just for entertainment. DNZ18 highlights:   The purpose of games and how they...

Thought rugby was popular? Try video games

Thought rugby was popular? Try video games

Aug 14, 2017

Thought rugby was popular? Try video games  New Zealand study reveals our video game habits   Wellington, New Zealand – 14 August 2017 – New research by Bond University in Queensland and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has found a staggering 98 per cent of New Zealand families have video game devices, eight out of 10...