IGEA Industry Briefing: Games Industry Trends – Understanding changing consumer profiles

IGEA Industry Briefing:  Games Industry Trends – Understanding changing consumer profiles

Feb 10, 2015

IGEA is looking forward to presenting it’s first Industry Briefing for 2015 on Thursday 5 March, titled Games Industry Trends – Understanding changing consumer profiles. Stanley Kwon, Vice President of Insights and Strategy for Games at Gamespot will present their latest audience research with commentary around shopping, research, lifestyle and media...

The best selling games in NZ for 2014

The best selling games in NZ for 2014

Jan 9, 2015

As per our previous post for Australia, the NPD data is in for 2014 so we thought it would be an ideal time to show you the best selling games in NZ at retail for the year. For some there would be a few surprise results (especially the number 1 across all platforms) and for those that have been following the charts, perhaps no surprises at all. Again, the Top 10...

The best selling games in Australia for 2014

The best selling games in Australia for 2014

Jan 9, 2015

The NPD data is in for 2014 so we thought it would be an ideal time to show you the best selling games at retail for the year. For some there would be a few surprise results and for those that have been following the charts, perhaps no surprises at all. For us, the Top 10 games sold this year continues to emphasise the broad appeal of games across demographics....

IGEA responds to the removal of a video game from retail shelves

IGEA responds to the removal of a video game from retail shelves

Dec 4, 2014

Over the past few decades videogames have taken their place alongside film, literature and television as a medium capable of entertaining all ages, including the ability to sustain complex and mature themes for an adult audience that rival similar works in other media. As a result, IGEA are surprised by the recent removal of a popular R18+ game from retail...

PAX 2014 – our perspective

PAX 2014 – our perspective

Nov 4, 2014

The IGEA team were lucky enough to work with the PAX Australia team for this year’s event. PAX Australia 2014 was so impressive and gave us so many great memories, we just needed to write down our thoughts:   Ron Curry Confession time. I’ve worked over half my life in the games industry. I’ve probably had more ‘free’ games given to me that any...

IGEA’s PAX Panel – Games Industry Trends – beyond 2014

IGEA’s PAX Panel – Games Industry Trends – beyond 2014

Oct 27, 2014

The team at IGEA are really looking forward to their Panel at this year’s PAX, called Games Industry Trends – beyond 2014.  We will be on in the Dropbear Theatre on Saturday 1 November at 4.30pm. Professor Jeff Brand will present trends from the Digital Australia series and offer some insight as to what we can expect for DA16, which will be released...