New Zealand esports pioneer joins IGEA

New Zealand esports pioneer joins IGEA

Sep 14, 2017

Wellington, New Zealand – 14 September 2017 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) continues to expand its membership base, welcoming New Zealand-based esports media company Let’s Play Live (LPL) as an Associate Member. Founded in 2016, LPL has been focused on building an ecosystem to drive the continued growth of esports in...

The Working Lunch – women helping women enter the video game industry

The Working Lunch – women helping women enter the video game industry

Aug 28, 2017

Monday 28 August, 2017 IGEA is delighted to announce its involvement in the launch of The Working Lunch. Almost half of people who play video games in Australia are female, but women account for only 19 per cent of the game development sector workforce. The Working Lunch aims to empower entry-level women in the games industry to reach their goals by forming...

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...

Serious as, bro: NZ study reveals games’ benefits

Serious as, bro: NZ study reveals games’ benefits

Aug 14, 2017

Wellington, New Zealand – 14 August 2017 – Kiwis have embraced the opportunities video and computer games present in health, aged care, school, learning and work settings, according to new research by Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA).  Digital New Zealand 2018 studied 807 New Zealand households and 2,288...

IGEA welcomes new members Wicked Witch and Nvidia

IGEA welcomes new members Wicked Witch and Nvidia

Aug 3, 2017

Sydney, Australia – 3 August 2017 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has expanded its membership, welcoming independent games developer Wicked Witch and technology company Nvidia as members. Wicked Witch, an independent Melbourne-based games developer, has been making successful games for 16 years, including original games, games...

State of play: National study reveals our video game habits

State of play: National study reveals our video game habits

Jul 24, 2017

Sydney, Australia – 24 July 2017 – New research by Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has found video and computer games are right up there with the kitchen sink with 97 per cent of Australian households with children stating they have video game devices, eight out of 10 owning multiple game devices. Digital...