IGEA Statement on Senator Scott Ludlam

IGEA Statement on Senator Scott Ludlam

Jul 14, 2017

Today has been devastating day for the Australian video games industry. Scott Ludlam, Senator for Western Australia and Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens party, has resigned. This was due to a citizenship mix up – no one can sit as a Senator or a member of the House of Representatives for Australia if they are a citizen of a foreign power....

Open Letter to Senator The Hon Mitch Fifield

Open Letter to Senator The Hon Mitch Fifield

May 24, 2017

Here is a copy of the letter we sent to Senator Fifield yesterday, 23 May 2017.  We will keep you posted on the response     Dear Minister, We were really delighted when the Australian Government brought together communications and the arts to form your Department. On paper, the Department of Communications and the Arts seemed to be the perfect home...

Nnooo joins the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association

Nnooo joins the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association

Mar 14, 2017

SYDNEY, Australia: March 14 2017 – The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has today announced that Sydney-based independent video game developer and publisher, Nnooo, has joined the association as a member. Nnooo joins Australian games developers, Big Ant Studios and Well Placed Cactus, who have been IGEA members since 2015 and have made...

NZ video games industry revenues race ahead to $424M in 2016

NZ video games industry revenues race ahead to $424M in 2016

Mar 8, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand – 8 March 2017 – The New Zealand video and computer games industry generated $424 million in revenue in 2016, a seven per cent increase on 2015 sales. Data released today by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association shows that New Zealand industry growth outpaced that of Australia, which experienced a four per cent increase...

Infographic: Total value of the NZ video games industry 2016

Infographic: Total value of the NZ video games industry 2016

Mar 8, 2017

IGEA has produced an infographic to illustrate the total value of the New Zealand video games industry in 2016.  You can download the infographic here Share...

Taking it up a level: Australian video game industry generates $2.958B in 2016

Taking it up a level: Australian video game industry generates $2.958B in 2016

Feb 28, 2017

Taking it up a level: Australian video game industry generates $2.958B in 2016   Sydney, Australia – 28 February 2017 – The Australian video and computer games industry generated $2.958 billion in revenue in 2016, a four per cent increase on 2015 sales. According to data released today by the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA), the...