IGEA supports Australia’s local game development industry

IGEA supports Australia’s local game development industry

Sep 9, 2015

SYDNEY, Australia: September 9th 2015 – The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) has today responded to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee’s (ECRC) Inquiry into the Future of Australia’s video game development industry. In its response IGEA has outlined seven recommendations that it believes will help the local...

New Zealanders find video games beneficial for positive ageing

New Zealanders find video games beneficial for positive ageing

Sep 9, 2015

New Zealanders find video games beneficial for positive ageing Digital New Zealand Report 2016 reveals video games are increasingly popular with older Kiwis   AUCKLAND, New Zealand –9 September 2015 – According to the Digital New Zealand Report 2016 launched today, the proportion of the older Kiwi population that plays video games has increased in the...

Games are present in almost all Australian family households

Games are present in almost all Australian family households

Jul 28, 2015

Games are present in almost all Australian family households Digital Australia Report 2016 finds games continue to be a part of Australian family life   SYDNEY, Australia – 28 July 2015 – According to the Digital Australia Report 2016 launched today, video games are consistently present in Australian family homes with 98 per cent of homes with children...

Infographic – Total value of the NZ industry in 2014

Infographic – Total value of the NZ industry in 2014

Mar 20, 2015

We created this Infographic to represent the total industry sales for the video games industry in New Zealand in 2014. You can download the infographic here. Share...

Video games continue to show strong growth in NZ

Video games continue to show strong growth in NZ

Mar 20, 2015

Video games continue to show strong growth in NZ Overall interactive games industry jumps 18 per cent year-on-year Auckland, New Zealand – 20 March 2015 – The last year saw New Zealand’s interactive games industry soar by 18 per cent to a value of NZD$347m off the back of a strong increase in digital sales. While traditional retail purchases remained...

IGEA Supports IARC Tool To Enable Developers to Classify Games

IGEA Supports IARC Tool To Enable Developers to Classify Games

Mar 10, 2015

Sydney, March 10 2015: The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) welcomes the announcement by Minister Keenan today that Australia has joined the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC) and will participate in the pilot of their online classification tool. The IARC tool has been created as a global solution to make it as straightforward as...